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Sufficient Staffing is the Prescription to Prevent Dangerous Nursing Home Conditions Exposed by the Pandemic

What policies can best protect nursing home residents now and in the future from the overwhelming infection and death rates seen during the pandemic? That question is the subject of a thought-provoking June 2021 commentary by Professor Charlene Harrington of UCSF and other nursing home experts that was published by the HSOA Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine: Time to Ensure Sufficient Nursing Home Staffing and Eliminate Inequities in Care.
(posted June 15, 2021)