DHS Announces New Proposed Immigration Rule
The proposed rule would deny entry to individuals seeking admission to the United States or adjusting their immigration status to become a permanent resident (a green card holder) if there is any likelihood that the individual will become a “public charge” ...
Bill to End Mandatory Nurse Aide Training Lock-Out Needs Cosponsors
Under current law, nursing homes that are assessed penalties above a certain level automatically lose their authority to train certified nursing assistants (CNAs) for 2 years. This CNA training lock-out runs counter to a nursing home’s ability to provide the highest quality of care. The Nursing Home ...
LeadingAge and AHCA Statement on the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act
September 28, 2018 Washington D.C. -- LeadingAge and the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living applaud today’s introduction of H.R. 6986, the Nursing Home Workforce Quality Act.
Help Workers with Temporary Immigrant Status Remain on the Job
Many of these foreign-born people work in the long-term services and supports field, employed either formally by nursing homes and other service providers or informally, hired by individual families who need help in providing long-term care. Immigrants with temporary protected status have come to the U.S. in the aftermath ...
Nursing Homes: Is Federal Regulation Tough Enough?
In announcing the hearing, the subcommittee chair, Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), said that, “This is the latest step in our ongoing investigation into the treatment of patients at nursing homes.” He cited press reports of abuse and neglect occurring in nursing homes, including resident deaths at the Hollywood Hills nursing ...