Presented by Experts on Camera from SciLine: Short-Staffed Nursing Homes
Eighty-four percent of nursing homes report moderate or high levels of staffing shortages, according to an industry survey from December
Dr. Jasmine Travers is a gerontological nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She can discuss topics including:
–How nursing home staffing affects quality of care and health outcomes for residents;
–Her research showing that nursing homes in poorer neighborhoods are more under-staffed;
–How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nursing home staffing; and
–What can be done to alleviate nursing home staffing challenges.
Availability: Wednesday, July 26 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. MT
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