COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part XI

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. The webinar series from Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviews the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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Nursing Home Staffing: Research Highlights Relationship Between COVID-19 and Staffing

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  Consumers have long believed that adequate numbers of well trained staff are essential to quality of care and quality of life.  Their advocacy has focused for many years on a staffing standard and the importance of RN coverage.  Sadly, COVID-19 has shown the disparities between facilities in alarming ways, and the factors in COVID-19’s spread are being examined by researchers.  Two studies by Dr.

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Eviction Defense During COVID-19

Courtesy of the National Center on Law & Elder Rights With many states resuming pre-COVID-19 economic activity and re-opening judicial facilities after often extended docket freezes, and with the federal CARES Act eviction moratorium set to expire on July 25, courts throughout the country will soon be facing an unprecedented deluge of evictions. For many tenants, appearing and defending against an eviction during pandemic conditions is unsafe, impractical, or altogether impossible.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part X

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. The webinar series from Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviews the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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Advocating Today and for the Future: Nursing Homes and Home and Community-Based Services in a COVID-19 World

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The COVID-19 pandemic presents difficulties and great risk for older Americans and people with disabilities who rely on hands-on assistance from others. Since early March, nursing home residents and others in congregate care settings have faced infection, injury, death, and relentless isolation. Home and community-based services (HCBS) programs have struggled to maintain services at necessary levels.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part IX

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. The webinar series from Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviews the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part VIII

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part VIII of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part VII

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part VII of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part VI

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part VI of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part V

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part V of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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