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National Consumer Voice for Quality Long Term Care

Contact Information

Sara Cirba, Advocacy and Development Associate
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 425
Washington, DC 20036

202-332-2275 (Voice)
202-403-3473 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded as the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR) in 1975 by Elma Holder. The organization represents the consumer voice at the national level for quality long-term care, services and supports by advocating for public policies that support quality care and quality of life responsive to consumers' needs in all long-termcare settings; empowering and educating consumers and families with the knowledge and tools they need to advocate for themselves; training and supporting individuals and groups that empower and advocate for consumers of long-term care; and promoting the critical role of direct-care workers and best practices in qualitycare delivery.


Manuals, books, and packets of materials address various issues in nursing home and boarding home care. Serial publication: Quality Care Advocate (journal) --news of nursing home reform activities.


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Date Entered: 6/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/8/2013
Date Revised: 2/8/2013
Health Referral Number: HR1872
Accession Number: DP91A0524

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