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 ...
What Have We Done for You Lately? – August 2018
LeadingAge spent a lot of time getting “up close and personal” during August 2018, as our team members in Washington, DC, and our members around the country, held face-to-face meetings with policy makers. As Labor Day approached, we also stepped up our efforts to develop tools and resources to help members prepare for an array of political and regulatory milestones coming this fall.
Angela Jalloh Will Receive 2018 McHugh Leadership Award
The winner of the 2018 McHugh Award is Angela Jalloh, director of nursing at The Admiral at the Lake, a LeadingAge member and Kendal affiliate in Chicago.