Nursing Home Licensure Handbook
Have you ever wondered what the duties and responsibilites of a nursing home are? Here is the link to the Licensure
and Certification Handbook from Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services. These rules are to protect the residents
and family from misinformation and intimidation.
National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
NCCNHR Family Council Center
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Administration on Aging
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services - Medicare - Nursing Homes
Texas Dept. of Aging and Disability Services
Houston Area Organizations
UT School of Nursing - Center on Aging
Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging
These are links to sites for additional information from Federal, State and Local agencies.
During a 24 month period, statewide, 59 survey deficiencies were written
regarding F151 - Exercise Resident Rights. 15 of those were in Harris County. Harris County had 25% of state
survey deficiencies regarding voting rights.