The staff of GNYHCFA is committed to Quality of Care and Quality of Life for all residents in our membership, as well as the Long Term Care Industry. In tandem with that commitment is the need for the Association to provide ongoing services to achieve compliance with regulations, as well as provide a mechanism for understanding the regulatory process. In addition, the Association takes pride in being the leaders in regulatory interpretation and education. Services in these areas can be provided in numerous ways, including on-site visits, telephone consultations, and educational seminars.

The Following Services are Available:

  • Preparation for New York State and Federal Survey Process
  • Assistance with Development of Plan of Corrections
  • Assistance with Preparing & Presenting Informal Dispute Resolution
  • Quality Assurance Overview and Development
  • Development of Directed Plans of Correction
  • Infection Control
  • Risk Management
  • Compliance with Nutrition and Food Service Requirements
  • Inservice Education and Program Development
  • Policy & Procedural Manual Review and Development
  • Educational Seminars on Long Term Care requirements and Related Topics
  • Continuing education credits for Licensed Nursing Home Administrators, Registered Nurses and Registered Dietitians through Seminar Attendance
  • MDS Resident Assessment and Comprehensive Care Plan Training
  • Interpretation of State and Federal Regulations and Memorandum Dissemination
  • Sponsor of the Administrative Coalition
  • Sponsor of the Long Term Care Interdisciplinary Coalition


Mary Gracey-White, RN
Director of Regulatory Compliance

Mary McGill, RN, MA, BC
Regulatory Compliance Consultant

Arlette A Drigpaul, MSN, RN
Infection Preventionist/Education Coordinator