In Perspective: Better Safety and Quality for Seniors and People with Disabilities


Publication Date: October 2010

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Families USA

Research Area: Health

Keywords: long-term care

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


The brief discusses the Elder Justice Act, the Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act, and the Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement Act, three sections in the Affordable Care Act that will bring historic improvements to the quality and safety of long-term care and result in the most comprehensive federal effort ever to fight elder abuse.