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NCCNHRNational Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
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Camera surveillance is an option for people who feel something is wrong they can't put their finger on," says NCCNHR executive director Sarah Burger.
Toby Edelman, NCCNHR attorney, denies that the coalition is attempting to expand the lawsuit.
Regarding staffing issues, in a statement raising their concerns about the rule, NCCNHR claims that the "real problem" with staffing is that nursing homes cannot retain workers because the pay and work environment are poor, and that the authorization of feeding assistants may exacerbate this problem by reducing wages and job satisfaction.
But a lot of groups and individuals have been pouring a tremendous amount of effort and staff time into getting it off the ground, including the Alzheimer's Association; NCCNHR [the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform]; Career Nurse Assistants' Programs; AFSCMF [American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees]; SEIU [Service Employees International Union]; the executive director at Providence Mt.
NCCNHR will continue to press Congress not to increase Medicare or Medicaid funding with-out building in assurances that the increases go directly to resident care.
Sarah Greene Burger, a consultant with and former interim executive director of the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR), says NCCNHR can help administrators connect with practitioners and researchers with expertise in aging and sexuality.
Note: Nursing Homes learned at press time that Elma Holder has resigned as NCCNHR executive director, effective December 31, but will continue as a consultant.