NC veterans agency ignores nursing home assessment deadline

Linda Rider

By Thomas Goldsmith Until they heard from Gov. Roy Cooper, the state Division of Military and Veterans Affairs slow-walked directives and missed legislative deadlines to look into the state veterans nursing home system and to report regularly on their progress, state records show.  Provisions in the state budget bill passed […]

Better nursing home care will require more workers

Linda Rider

Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News The Biden administration has identified core impediments to better nursing home care in its proposed overhaul of the industry, but turning aspirations into reality will require a complex task: mandating adequate staffing levels for all homes without bankrupting those that can’t afford far higher labor […]

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