This correspondence provides information on federal funding that is available for building resilience in long-term care facilities.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for the Long-Term Care Quality Investment Pilot, which will distribute approximately $11.7 million in federal funds to long-term care facilities including skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), personal care homes (PCHs), assisted living facilities (ALFs), and intermediate care facilities (ICFs) for the purpose of building resilience. These funds are designed to be invested in key areas including workforce development and retention, infection prevention control, emergency preparedness, and improvements to facility infrastructure.
Please note the following:
- Facilities must be enrolled in the LTC RISE programs quality improvement projects in order to be considered eligible for funding.
- Facilities in Philadelphia are not eligible for this funding.
The Department of Health encourages facilities to apply for this opportunity. The application deadline is 1:30 PM on December 31, 2022. Additional details and information can be found by clicking on the application link: Apply Here.
Questions about this funding opportunity should be addressed by submitting questions through the formal procurement process, which is detailed in the RFA.