Category: News

October 25, 2017

Forest Hills, DC, October 23, 2017 – Forest Hills of DC will open a memory care day program the first week in November to support community residents who are living at home with caregivers, spouses and other family members. Serving seniors since 1889, Forest Hills of DC is the oldest elder care enterprise in the…

October 25, 2017

LeadingAge reports that Federal housing programs for fiscal year 2018 (FY18), which began October 1, are being funded under a continuing resolution (CR), which keeps HUD programs funded at fiscal year 2017 (FY17) levels until its December 8 expiration. LeadingAge is working with Congressional offices to urge passage of a full FY18 spending bill by December 8…

October 25, 2017

The Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) reports for Quarter 3 of 2017 are now available to download from LeadingAge. These reports feature information on several topics, including staffing levels, inspection results, and other statistics by state and type of ownership. Using this data, LeadingAge’s contractor prepares quarterly OSCAR reports that offer LeadingAge members and state affiliates a…

October 25, 2017

The next wave of RoPs Phase 2 Tools, Toolkits, Resources and QuickPaths are now available from LeadingAge. The following areas have been posted to help you and your team become compliant with new Phase 2 requirements. MEDICATION MANAGEMENT QUICKPATH QAPI QUICKPATH RESIDENT RIGHTS QUICKPATH ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION QUICKPATH STAFF COMPETENCY QUICKPATH TRANSFER, NOTICE, AND DISCHARGE QUICKPATH Thank you…

October 25, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released additional detail about the new long-term care survey process that takes effect November 28, 2017. The Long-Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP) Procedure Guide instructs surveyors on the procedural and software steps necessary for completing standard surveys of SNFs and NFs, whether freestanding, distinct parts, or…