Lawmakers: SNF Survey & Cert Workforce Shortages Endanger Residents

By Bridget Early / May 22, 2023 at 5:12 PM
Ongoing survey and certification workforce shortages in the nursing home sector have crushed state and local efforts to crack down on health and safety issues in nursing homes, and without additional funding, nursing home residents could continue to face devastating injuries and illnesses with no way to build a case for investigation and recompense, lawmakers say. The number of severe, “instant jeopardy” health and safety infractions has skyrocketed in the last decade, according to a new report from Senate Special...

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