Los Angeles Times: Advocates Say Homeless Hotel Program Discriminates Against Disabled People, August 14, 2020 A program that has moved thousands of homeless people into hotel and “Advocates Say Homeless Hotel Program Discriminates Against Disabled People”
Wired: Some Nursing Homes Escaped COVID-19-Here’s What they Did Right (May 29, 2020) Cmiel’s staff stocked up on personal protective equipment and masks for workers “Some Nursing Homes Escaped COVID-19-Here’s What they Did Right”
East Bay Times: As COVID-19 lurks, California families are locked out of nursing homes. Is it safe inside? (May 10, 2020) This article discusses the “As COVID-19 lurks, California families are locked out of nursing homes. Is it safe inside?”
Learn to spot and resolve the most common problems The 25 problems identified in this guide are common across the country and in all types “Guide: 25 Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them”
WJCT News/WUSF Health: Florida Faces ADA Lawsuit Over Medicaid Wait List (January 2, 2019) Justice in Aging has filed a class action lawsuit against Florida’s “Florida Faces ADA Lawsuit Over Medicaid Wait List”
When: Tuesday July 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET. Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is a person-centered planning and person-driven decision-making model that can “WEBINAR: Legal Basics: Supported Decision-Making”
States and the federal government spend over $14 billion a year on Medicaid managed long-term services and supports—yet, there has never been an clear federal “New Regulations Create Opportunity for Better Long Term Services and Supports: Medicaid Managed Care Regulation Preview”
Person-Centered Care puts considerable value on an individual’s right to make decisions concerning every aspect of her or his life. Often long-term care providers want to honor resident choice, but are afraid to do so because of fear of injury or risk of liability. The key is to find the balance between providing good care and keeping elders safe, on the one hand, and allowing choice which may involve risk but enhances quality of life, on the other.