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    Your contribution decides whether there is a voice for consumers of long-term care, whether Consumer Voice will be THE VOICE for all long-term care consumers in every forum where the voice of consumers needs to be heard or represented. With your support, Consumer Voice will fight for the rights, dignity, and well-being of all long-term care consumers every day.

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    24 Hour RN Bill!

    As a part of our Better Staffing, The Key to Better Care campaign, the Consumer Voice is asking for special donations for our effort to advance the 24 Hour RN Bill.

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  • The Better Staffing, the Key to Better Care Campaign is Officially Launched! Help to Improve
    Nursing Home Staffing

    Consumer Voice has launched a new campaign to advocate for improved staffing levels in nursing homes, a critical component of quality care.

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Your Consumer Voice Membership Shows Your Support for Quality Long-Term Care October 07, 2014

Join as a member now and receive a SPECIAL OFFER: Your membership will not expire until December 2015 - That’s 3 months FREE! Join Now!

Take Action
Ask Your Representative to Support 24 HR RN Coverage in Nursing Homes! August 27, 2014

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky has introduced a bill - H.R. 5373 - calling for nursing homes to have a registered nurse (RN) on duty 24 hours a day/7 days a week! Now we need you to ask your U.S. Representative to sponsor the bill by September 8th when Congress returns from recess.

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Tell Congress that Better Staffing is the Key to Better Care! June 24, 2014

We need your help in reaching out to Congress to advocate for adequate staffing to protect the safety and well-being of nursing home residents. Let your legislators know that our country’s most vulnerable citizens deserve no less!

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Progress on the Elder Justice Initiative in the Senate, but your help is still needed! June 11, 2014

Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education concluded the markup of its Fiscal Year Appropriations bill. This legislation, which puts forth funding amounts for all programs under the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education, included $10 million for the President’s Elder Justice Initiative. However, your help is still needed to urge Congress to fund this important initiative!

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Congratulations 2014 Consumer Voice Leadership Award Winners! November 04, 2014

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 Consumer Voice Leadership Awards.  The recipients will receive their awards during our Annual Conference in November.

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Consumer Voice, Others Applaud Congress & President for Funding Improvements in Nursing Home Staffing Information October 07, 2014

Late yesterday afternoon, President Obama signed into law the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014 - post acute care reform legislation - which included $11 million to fund the development of a system for collection of nursing home staffing levels through verifiable payroll data.

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Government Goals Do Too Little to End Rampant Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes September 22, 2014

The Consumer Voice press release states that the government’s incremental goals to reduce rampant misuse of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes are doing too little to protect elderly residents.

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