Please visit LTCCC's dedicated website, www.nursinghome411.org, for information and resources on nursing home issues.
is fighting to increase nursing home staffing levels and make nursing
homes a safe environment for both residents and workers.
Direct care staff are the lifeline for nursing home residents. However, the vast majority of nursing homes are deficient in staffing
levels, resulting in poor care for residents and poor working conditions
for staff. The Coalition works to increase staffing and resident
for passage of a Safe Staffing bill in New York.
Many people are surprised to learn that there are no minimum
standards for nursing home staffing levels. This legislation would require nursing homes to maintain staff
to care for residents at a level widely considered safe.
Advocating for passage of a federal safe staffing bill. LTCCC is a strong supporter of federal legislation to mandate minimum safe staffing standards in nursing homes.
consumers, the news media and policy makers on the impact of
low staffing on nursing home residents.
(Click here to see our recent
news and policy briefs page, our latest studies on nursing
home oversight and more.)
Researching long term care regulatory,
policy and legal issues. One of the major
activities of the Coalition is to identify issues affecting
the delivery of better and more humane care in nursing homes. Many of our past research reports are available on the Publications
page of this website (click
here to view that page).