MCQC

The mission of MCQC is to improve the quality of care and quality of life of residents in long-term care facilities and recipients of in-home care

MCQC IS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL CONSUMER VOICE FOR QUALITY LONG-TERM CARE (www.nccnhr.org)
 
We hope you find our site useful and informative. Please let us know what you think by emailing info@mcqc.com
 

News and Updates
 

We have recently updated our Student (ETA Sigma Gamma) at Truman State University under Education
 

Missouri Scores ‘F’, Ranks 47th in Nursing Home Care, on 


The Legislation section has been updated for 2014. 

Also, check out our Residents Rights page. The month of October in particular is celebrated for Long-Term Care Residents Rights although this information is important to remember year round. 
 
We have our Nursing Home Violations definitions updated as they are posted on the State of Missouri's website at Class Definitions.
 

Nursing Homes without Sprinkler Systems: A study prepared by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services stated that while Automatic Sprinklers Systems are required in ALL nursing homes by August 13, 2013 in order to participate in Medicare or Medicaid, many nursing homes throughout the US have not met this requirement. Read more here.  

Need help finding a Nursing Home? Read more with our Nursing Home Checklist

TRANSPORTATION
: Are you having trouble getting to doctor appointments, the pharmacy, grocery store, etc and you do not live near a bus line or have taxi service available in your area, there are low cost options. The Area Agency on Aging office that serve the county where you live, has a list of low cost transportation that is available. Go to www.moaging.com and click on CONTACT YOUR LOCAL AGENCY. Then call your local office and ask them about transportation services in your area. Make sure that you find out the cost, is it round trip or one way. 

This year, the 2013 award, known as the Krambeck Award, was awarded to both a Missouri Individual and a Missouri organization. Read more on the Krambeck Award page.
 
Please click on the following for a special message for the friends, members and first time visitors to the MCQC website, thanks for your interest and support of MCQC. 
 
 

Need Legal Assistance?
 
The Missouri Area Agencies on Aging has a website to assist Senior Citizens with legal assistance. The website will provide answers to basic legal questions and provide you with who to contact concerning more difficult questions. So please check out this website if you have legal questions,www.moaging.com/legalhelp.

IF YOU ARE AWARE OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF SENIOR CITIZEN, PLEASE CONTACT THE MISSOURI ADULT ABUSE/NEGLECT HOTLINE: 1-800-392-0210.

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