The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving quality of care, quality of life and dignity for elderly and disabled people in nursing homes, assisted living, and other residential settings.
REPLAY: Why Nursing Home Ombudsmen Are ‘the Best Kept Secret’
Note: The following is a replay of an episode from April 2020 (recorded February 2020), featuring Gloria Murray, ombudsman program director for the Hudson Valley in New York state. We're posting this episode ahead of a special online ombudsman town hall on Thursday, June 17. Register for the program at bit.ly/bestombuds. Submit a question [...]
A Jail Within a Jail: Inside a NYC Nursing Home with the Co-Directors of Fire Through Dry Grass
Fire Through Dry Grass is a documentary that offers a rare look inside a New York City nursing home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode of the Nursing Home 411 Podcast features the film’s co-directors, Andres “Jay” Molina (a resident at Coler Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center) and Alexis Neophytides, who chat about life at [...]
It’s Not Apples to Apples: What State Nursing Home Data Do (and Don’t) Tell Us
The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) is a tremendous resource for tracking long-term care data and policy, COVID-related and beyond. On this episode, KFF senior policy analyst Priya Chidambaram chats about the latest nursing home data on vaccines and COVID, the limitations of state comparisons, and the process of collecting LTC data. Interview recorded May [...]
Webinar: An Antidote to Ageism in Nursing Homes
Cathy Unsino, LCSW, talks about how to transform nursing homes into warm, vibrant communities. For video and other materials from this webinar, visit https://nursinghome411.org/webinar-antidote-ageism/.
‘People Got Scared’: Life as a CNA in a COVID-Ravaged Nursing Home
Direct care workers are a critical yet undervalued part of the long-term care system. On this episode, Desma Reaves, a certified nursing assistant and delegate for the healthcare workers union 1199SEIU upstate New York, chats about her experiences as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in COVID-ravaged nursing home, the difficult tradeoffs faced by nursing [...]
Webinar: Neglect Leading to Bodily Injury and Death of 300 LTC Residents