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New Resource: "Difficult" is Not a Diagnosis

May 17, 2022

A new fact sheet, “Difficult” is Not a Diagnosis: What to Do When Your Loved One is Being Pushed to Take Antipsychotic Drugs, is now available for advocates and family members.

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New Podcast Episode with Nursing Home Residents: Part II

May 12, 2022

In this episode, we continue our conversation with long-term care residents about the most significant nursing home reforms announced in decades. We speak with two residents to discuss the problems they face in their day-to-day lives from inadequate staffing, the ways nursing home ownership has impacted their lives throughout the pandemic, as well as what can be done to improve their lives in long-term care.

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CMS Requests Input on the Implementation of a Minimum Staffing Standard and Equity Measures

April 28, 2022

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making that included requests for information regarding the implementation of a minimum staffing standard in nursing homes and input on measuring health disparities in resident outcomes.