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Quick Links: Action Center Staffing Updates CMP Project
Alerts NCCNHR Positions Elder Justice Archives

Betty Hamburger, former NCCNHR President,
advocates for passage of Nursing Home Reform Law. (Enlarge photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action Center 

 

Check Action Center for policy information on the topics below:

 

   · Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement Act - S. 2641

           (March 20, 2008)

         · Elder Justice Act - Action Alert (April 18, 2007)

         · Fire Safety
         · Medicare Prescription Drug Act

         · NCCNHR's Wake-Up Call to Address Neglect and Abuse in Long-Term

           Care Facilities

                  · Faces of Neglect

                  · Ladies' Home Journal
          · OBRA '87 

          · Tort Reform

 

 

Staffing

Staffing is a critical issue affecting quality of care and quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities. Find NCCNHR positions on staffing and other tools for advocacy efforts here.

   · Staffing Ratios Advocacy
   · Consensus Statement on the Staffing Crisis in Nursing Homes
   · Support NH Staffing Act
   · Petition Drive
   · Laws: Regulations on staffing
   · Studies
   · NCCNHR Minimum Staffing Standards
   · Press Release 2/18/02
   · To Congress
   · News Release Mar. 22, 2002
   · Feeding Assistant Criticism
   · Feeding Assistant Regulations Warning
   · Opposition to Feeding Assistant Regulations
   · Press Statement May 9, 2002
   · CMS Press Release May 13, 2002
   · Policy Developments
   · Posting Requirement
   · Staffing Measure

 

Updates

NCCNHR keeps its members and consumers informed about current issues through regular updates. Find the most recent postings in NCCNHR News.
   · NCCNHR News
   · Medicare News
   · Drug Discount Card
   · White House Conference on Aging
   · WHCOA In Brief
   · WHCOA Consumer Forum
   · WHCoA Delegates
   · Sign-ons
   · Call for Investigation

 CMP Project
   · Project Index

 Alerts
   · Legal Protections at Risk

 NCCNHR Positions
   · Call for Stronger Response to Nursing Home Abuse
   · Opposition to Malpractice Caps

 

Elder Justice

NCCNHR supports passage of the Elder Justice Act.  Read about developments here.
   · Elder Justice News
   · NCCNHR Press Release
   · Neglect and Abuse Targeted
   · One Page Summary
   · Act Re-introduced June 17, 2003
   · Action Alert 9/20/04

 

News Archives

Items posted here are older issues that may still be relevant in your current advocacy efforts.
   · National Issues
   · What's Happened
   · Senate Appropriations
   · New Report on Complaint Violations
   · Press Release
   · Response to Nursing Home Abuse
   · Press Release 4/24/02
   · Press Release 7/30/02
   · Support for Staffing Accountability Bill
   · Grassley Press Release Aug 7, 2002
   · Assisted Living Workgroup
   · Fire Safety Press Release 9/29/03
Hill briefing and presentation of nurse staffing petition to Congress
   · Menio Petition Presentation
   · Belinda Clay Presentation
   · Nadene Mitcham Remarks
   · Lenhoff Remarks 5/9/02




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