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Staffing shortages leave nursing homes overwhelmed, patients vulnerable, experts say

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A few of our attorneys were quoted in this article from Trib Live.

Deteriorating conditions in the long-term care industry, compounded by unprecedented staffing shortages, are posing significant challenges as the aging population increases. In an analysis of nursing homes in Western Pennsylvania, 53% were rated as “below average” or “much below average” by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Additionally, around 13% of these facilities appeared on a little-known list of facilities flagged for abuse or neglect, raising concerns about patient care and safety.

Read the full article here: https://triblive.com/local/regional/staffing-shortages-leave-nursing-homes-overwhelmed-patients-vulnerable-experts-say/

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