The health care legislation incorporates several bills supported by NCCNHR
, including the Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement Act, the Elder Justice Act, and the Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act.
This [financial] relationship raises strong concerns about the objectivity and independence of the commission's work," NCCNHR
said in a statement.
Burger's consciousness was raised back in the 1980s when she was working with Elma Holder, then-director of NCCNHR
, and Barbara Frank, who created the Campaign for Quality Care.
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.
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.