1. New Program Aims to Change Student Perception of Long-Term Care Nursing

    “Overall, people have a very negative stereotype of nursing homes, so coming into school you want to work in a ... where all your skills are used. People only work in nursing homes if they can’t get a job elsewhere.” That ... , Oakwood Village and Oak Park Place. Each nursing home selected a site coordinator and a preceptor nurse to ...

    January
    17, 2012
    BY
    Alisha Sanders
  2. Preserving and Strengthening Critical Access Nursing Homes

    Stretched budgets are a day-to-day reality in nursing homes. The budget gets even tighter if you’re ... Such is one of the challenges facing “critical access nursing homes.” This term, as LeadingAge uses it, usually ... will need to go many miles to find another nursing home, creating hardships for them and their families. If ...

    November
    12, 2012
    BY
    Dianne Molvig
  3. What the 5-Star Rating System Changes Mean for Nursing Homes

    ... approachin the way it will calculate the scores for the Nursing Home Compare , 5-Star Quality nursing home rating system.  All nursing homes received a ...

    February
    17, 2015
    Members
  4. CMS Announces 6 New Quality Measures Coming Soon to Nursing Home Compare

    ... Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced imminent changes to Nursing Home Compare and the 5 Star Quality Rating System. Next ... begin publicly reporting 6 new quality measures (QMs) to Nursing Home Compare. Four of these measures are short-stay ...

    March
    08, 2016
    Members
  5. Survey & Certification Nursing Home Action Plan Released

    ... of the CMS Survey and Certification Group FY 2016 to 2017 Nursing Home Action Plan. “The Plan outlines five inter-related and ... coordinated approaches – or principles of action – for nursing home quality, ultimately aligning with CMS’ main ...

    May
    23, 2016
    Members
  6. CMS Outlines Key Activities of Nursing Home Reopening

    ... and local officials on May 18 related to reopening of nursing homes. These recommendations are to be considered along with a number of other community- and nursing home-specific factors and must be adopted and implemented by ...

    May
    19, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  7. LeadingAge Nursing Home Advisory Group - June 2021

    ... University Tobin Center for Economic Policy joined the Nursing Home Advisory Group call on June 29, 2021 to discuss the Protect Nursing Homes Project. The presentation was then followed by ...

    July
    01, 2021
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  8. CMS Releases Guidance Ahead of Nursing Home Reporting

    ... Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on nursing home reporting of COVID-19 data ahead of implementation of ... final rule that goes into effect May 8. This rule requires nursing homes to report data directly to the Centers for ...

    May
    07, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  9. LeadingAge Nursing Home Network - April 2022

    The LeadingAge Nursing Home Network met on April 26 to review recent nursing home policy updates and share feedback among members. ...

    May
    11, 2022
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor
  10. CMS Releases Phased Reopening Guidance for Nursing Homes

    ... on May 18, CMS released phased reopening guidance for nursing homes. This guidance is crosswalked to the White ... and testing. State officials will determine how nursing homes in each state progress through the phases of ... through the phases on an individual basis. A nursing home enters or advances through a phase when it has met the ...

    May
    18, 2020
    Regulation
    BY
    Jodi Eyigor

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