Nursing home outbreaks expose chronic problems within elder care industry

Nursing home outbreaks expose chronic problems within elder care industry

Staffing shortages caused by low wages in the elder care industry have contributed to a series of outbreaks in nursing homes across the country. Despite the possibility of contamination, staff are showing up for work--sometimes after working shifts at multiple facilities--in order to make ends meet.

Darrell Vermilion
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A zero contact lifestyle is the opposite of human nature. It is one of the hardest mental shifts we will have to go through. It is a small ask as compared to being drafted or what not.

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