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Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Long-Term Care

Studies show racial and ethnic disparities exist in access and quality of health services.  In long-term care, facilities with more residents of color scored lower on quality metrics from the federal government than facilities with mostly white residents.  Materials included on this page provide information, research, and resources on racial and ethnic disparities in long-term care. 

Consumer Voice is committed to using our voice to break down all forms of oppression, including inequities in healthcare, and continuing our work of fighting for quality of life and care for long-term care consumers nationwide. If you would like to submit a resource for inclusion on this page, email info@theconsumervoice.org.

As the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the nation’s nursing homes, people of color in nursing homes have been infected and died at a disproportionately higher rate.

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