Specialized Information for:

Long-Term Care ConsumersFamily MembersAdvocates
  • October is
    Residents' Rights Month

    An annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities, RRM is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate awareness of dignity, respect and the rights of each resident. How are you celebrating this month?

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  • Forced Pre-Dispute
    Arbitration Agreements

    Forced pre-dispute arbitration takes advantage of long-term care consumers at their most vulnerable, stacks the deck against them, restricts consumer choice, hides poor care, and lessens provider accountability.

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  • Join us at the
    2019 Annual Conference

    Network with other advocates, learn from experts in the field and much more November 3-6, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia!

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  • Nursing Facility
    Regulations

    Get the latest resources and information about the nursing facility regulations.

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New Issue of Resident Newsletter Available October 16, 2019

The October 2019 issue of The Resident Advocate, a newsletter for residents of long-term care facilities, is now available.

News Article
2019 Consumer Voice Leadership Award Winners October 14, 2019

Congratulations to this year’s Leadership Award winners!

News Article
CMS Will Alert Consumers About Nursing Home Abuse October 08, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced it will use a special icon to identify nursing homes that have been cited for abuse and neglect.

News Article
Urge Your Representative to Support the FAIR Act to end forced arbitration September 17, 2019

The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act would end forced pre-dispute arbitration in contracts between consumers and corporations, including nursing homes and assisted living communities.

Take Action
Submit Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Federal Nursing Home Regulations September 04, 2019

Help protect residents by submitting comments by September 16 on proposed changes the current federal nursing home regulations.

Take Action
National Call-In Day March 6 for Money Follows the Person: Tell Your Members of Congress to fund MFP! March 05, 2019

On March 6, join with others across the country to urge Congress to continue funding MFP.

Take Action
The FAIR Act has passed! September 20, 2019

This bill would end forced pre-dispute arbitration in contracts between consumers and corporations, including nursing homes and assisted living communities.

Action Update
Consumer Voice and Justice in Aging Submit Comments to CMS Regarding Proposed Changes to Nursing Home Regulations September 17, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed changes to the current federal nursing home regulations. The proposed requirements would rollback numerous resident protections by eliminating or easing up on specific nursing home responsibilities.

Action Update
Update on Money Follows the Person February 28, 2019

Two bills have been introduced to extend the Money Follows the Person Program for five years.

Action Update

How do you stand for quality?
View this year's Resident's Voice entries.