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New Feature On “Nursing Home Compare” Medicare Website Shows When Nursing Homes Are Cited For Patient Abuse

New Feature On “Nursing Home Compare” Medicare Website Shows When Nursing Homes Are Cited For Patient Abuse

By Jason Bloome

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has made changes to its Medicare Compare website (https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare) to make it easier for consumers to see if a nursing home has violated rules regarding abuse, neglect or exploitation of a resident.

The website will add a new red alert icon next ..Read More…

Korean Social Workers Visit NASW California Chapter

Eight Korean social workers led by Professor Heeguk Kim of the Department of Social Welfare of Sangji University visited the California Chapter to learn more about NASW, licensure and the social worker response to the wildfire disasters. 

NASW Executive Director Janlee Wong presented on NASW and licensure.  NASW leaders Shelly Kalmer (former Region A ..Read More…

National Academies Study Recognizes Social Workers as Specialists in Social Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) applauds a study recently released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine – Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health.

Professional social workers for more than a century have been indispensable in advancing the nation’s ..Read More…

Award-Winning Spoken Word Artist Kane Smego to Give Keynote Address at 2019 NASW-CA Annual Conference

Kane Smego will give the keynote address at the 2019 NASW-CA Annual Conference at the San Mateo Marriott on Saturday, November 2 at 8:30 am.

Kane is an international touring spoken word poet and hip hop artist, educator, and National Poetry Slam finalist. He is the Associate Director and an artist alumnus of Next Level, a ..Read More…

NASW Demands President Trump Immediately Stop Racist Tweets and Instead Unite Nation to Address Racism, Violence and Poverty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is angered by President Trump’s recent racist tweets aimed at Baltimore and several women of color in Congress. We demand Trump stop making such comments immediately.

Instead, Trump should behave in a way fitting of the dignity and gravity of the highest office in the land ..Read More…

NASW Condemns Trump Administration’s Nationwide Removal Raids on Immigrant Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is deeply troubled and concerned about Trump administration removal raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents on migrant undocumented families. The raids, which began this weekend, will have devastating long-lasting harm on children, families and communities. The administration has ordered ICE to target undocumented asylum-seeking ..Read More…

NASW Releases Statement on Trump Administration Raids on Migrant Families

NASW Releases Statement on Trump Administration Raids of Migrant Families

NASW has released a statement on the Trump Administration raids of migrant families. The statement, which was sent to more than 500 reporters around the nation, contains advice on what social workers can do to help:

https://bit.ly/2JA9fVF

NASW previously released a short video that ..Read More…

NASW Says Cash Bail System Should be Abolished

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the largest professional social work group in the United States, says the cash bail system should be abolished across the nation because it discriminates against people of color, women, and people who are lower income. 

“All people accused of crimes are considered innocent until proven guilty,” ..Read More…

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