Elderly Abuse Community Resources

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National Citizens Coalition For Nursing Home Reform
NCCNHR was formed because of public concern about substandard care in nursing homes.

CarePathways.com
was created by RNs to help families find the best care and living arrangements for their aging parents. On-line access to Inspection Reports of all USA Medicare/Medicaid Nursing Homes and Evaluations of Assisted Living and Retirement homes.

National Organization For Empowering Caregivers
Charitable non-profit organization which provides assistance; education, support and referrals for informal family caregivers, as well as to promote public awareness about the realities of those who care for loved ones.

Nursing Home Abuse
Helping you protect your loved ones from nursing home and long-term care facility abuse & neglect.

Friends and Relatives of Institutionalized Aged
An independent non-profit, advocacy group that helps nursing home residents, organizes their families and friends, educates consumers and seeks more effective laws and public policies.

American Health Care Association
Organization represents nursing homes.

National Center on Elder Abuse
This site includes information how to report abuse, statistics, fact sheets, information on federal laws and many Web links. Click here for the NCEA fact sheet.

Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General
Search engine allows users to check whether a particular nursing home has been cited for problems using ZIP code or state. Because a home does not appear in the database does not mean it passed all inspections.

LTC Insurance Quotes
Long Term Care Insurance Quotes Wiz provides visitors with a marketplace of LTC long term care insurance quotes, information, and resources.

Nursing Home Ratings
This private company rates nursing homes.

HCFAs Nursing Home Search
Search engine at this site allows users to check whether a particular nursing home has been cited for problems using ZIP code or state. Because a home does not appear in the database does not mean it passed all inspections.

Nursing Home Abuse Resource
Provides legal advice for victims of elder abuse in nursing homes. Contact a nursing home abuse lawyer to learn your legal rights!

Wisconsin Consumer Information Reports for Nursing Homes and Facilities for People with Developmental Disabilities
The Consumer Information Report is produced annually by the Bureau of Quality Assurance for each Wisconsin nursing home and facility for people with developmental disabilities.

Wisconsin Caregivers Complaints
Includes Incident Report and Witness Statement forms to report caregiver misconduct allegations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

(NCHS)Provides information on surveys given by NCHS as well as publications by the center.

Consumer Information About Long Term Care
Maintained by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living.

The Medicare nursing home resources site
Includes a database called Nursing Home Compare which allows users to compare nursing homes on certain criteria such as staffing levels and inspection results. Information on complaint inspections by nursing home is available at: http://www.house.gov.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
This site contains a wealth of information about safety regulations in nursing homes, including explanations of regulations and training materials for nursing home employees.

Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (an association of not-for-profit long-term care facilities in Wisconsin)
Provides links to the associations publications as well as other resources for staff of long-term care facilities.

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
1999 and 2000 Consumer Information Reports for Nursing Homes and Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled.

Illinois Department of Public Health - Illinois has approximately 1,200 long-term care facilities serving more than 100,000 residents, from the young to the elderly. These facilities are licensed, regulated and inspected at least annually by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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