Data Collection – It’s Not Limited to SNFs

Assisted Living; Long Term Care; Research and Data

Assisted living providers are entering into a world where people want to see data that supports the care and services being provided.  For years, nursing homes have had to prove their worth and now ALs are being asked to do the same.  Did you know that there is a program that can help your building track, trend, and analyze data pertinent to making quality improvement efforts for your center?   

LTC Trend Tracker is a web-based tool that enables long term and post-acute care providers, including assisted living providers access to key information that can help their organization succeed. This exclusive benefit for AHCA/NCAL members allows organizations to benchmark personal metrics to those of their peers and examine ongoing quality improvement efforts. LTC Trend Tracker is AHCA/NCAL members' one-stop-shop to gain timely information and valuable insight about their own performance as well as that of the entire profession. 

What data is collected for Assisted Living providers? 

  • NCAL Measures  
    • Hospital admissions 
    • Hospital readmissions 
    • Off-label use of Antipsychotics 
    • Occupancy rate
  • AL Turnover and Retention  
    • All staff turnover
    • Administrator/Executive Director turnover 
    • DON/Director of Residential Care turnover 
    • Direct Care Staff turnover 
    • Staff RNs turnover 
    • LPNs/LVNs turnover 
    • Aides’ turnover 
    • All staff retention 
    • Administrator/Executive Director Retention 
    • DON/Director of Residential Care Retention 
    • Direct Care Staff Retention 
    • Staff RNs retention 
    • LPNs/LVNs retention 
    • Aides Retention 

  • CoreQ AL Survey data  
    • Resident Response Rate 
    • Resident Satisfaction Rating 
    • Family Response Rate 
    • Family Satisfaction Rating 

What does it cost? 

  • If you are a member of AHCA/NCAL, there is no additional cost. 

How do I get started? 

What are the advantages to using LTC Trend Tracker?

  • ​ For Assisted Living members, LTC Trend Tracker allows you to upload and track key quality metrics. Use the Dashboard to quickly see how you are trending on key metrics compared to your peers. Quickly download reports to share and engage staff members as well as area providers to build partnerships. 
  • Enhance your commitment to quality by monitoring your progress on quality measures, hospital admissions and readmissions, staffing, satisfaction, and more. Identify areas your organization should address to improve and set your own performance targets. Demonstrate your dedication to quality to your residents with verifiable results. 
  • Take advantage of your membership and join thousands of other centers and communities that are already using LTC Trend Tracker. 
  • Gain a competitive edge by tracking what your competitors are doing in your local, regional, and national markets. You can identify how your community measures up compared to your competitors. Your individual organization information stays private and LTC Trend Tracker reports are reported in aggregate form. Benchmark yourself to those of your peers and keep your organization ahead of the curve. 

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