Advocacy center

Here are some key facts to use when you are speaking to legislators on behalf of your facility and all long-term care in Rhode Island:

Rhode Island nursing homes.....

  • Are entrusted to care for more than 7,500 Rhode Islanders each day, tens of thousands annually
  • Employ more than 10,000 caregivers and support staff
  • Care for our most frail and vulnerable citizens

Since 2012, nursing home costs have risen by 21.6% while reimbursement rates have only risen by 9.6% (through 2018)

Rhode Island is one of the top states for largest percentage of residents over the age of 85