CMS Urges Nursing Homes To Reduce Number Of Residents Per Room

By Michelle M. Stein / June 30, 2022 at 10:35 AM
CMS asks long-term care providers to consider limiting residents’ rooms to a maximum of double occupancy to reduce crowding in a memo to state survey agency heads on Wednesday (June 29). “As part of the Biden-Harris Administration call to reduce resident room crowding, CMS has highlighted the benefits of reducing the number of residents in each room for preventing infections and the importance of residents’ rights to privacy and homelike environment. The pandemic has further proven the risk of contracting...

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