Empowering families to advocate for quality nursing home care

Publications

Nursing home profitability
  • GAO-11-571 Nursing Homes (July 2011) Private Investment Homes Sometimes Differed from Others in Deficiencies, Staffing, and Financial Performance
  • GAO-10-70 Nursing Homes (November 2009) Addressing the Factors Underlying Understatement of Serious Care Problems Requires Sustained CMS and State Commitment
  • At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing, NY Times (September 2007)
Nursing home enforcement and deficiencies
  • Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2009 through 2014 by Kaiser Family Foundation and University of California San Francisco (August 2015)
  • GAO-12-214 Nursing Home Quality (February 2012) CMS Should Improve Efforts to Monitor Implementation of the Quality Indicator Survey
  • Nursing Facilities, Staffing, Residents and Facility Deficiencies, 2005 through 2010 by University of California, San Francisco (October 2011)
  • GAO-06-117 Nursing Homes (December 2005) Despite Increased Oversight, Challenges Remain in Ensuring High-Quality Care and Resident Safety
  • GAO-09-689 Nursing Homes (August 2009) CMS’s Special Focus Facility Methodology Should Better Target the Most Poorly Performing Homes, Which Tended to Be Chain Affiliated and For-Profit
  • GAO-07-241 Nursing Homes (March 2007) Efforts to Strengthen Federal Enforcement Have Not Deterred Some Homes from Repeatedly Harming Residents
  • GAO-02-312 Nursing Homes (March 2002) More Can Be Done to Protect Residents from Abuse
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Florida Assisted Living Facility Resources
Assisted Living Facilities
  • OEI-09-08-00360 Office of Inspector General (December 2012) Home and Community-Based Services in Assisted Living Facilities