One Federal Report Was Never Going to Solve Systemic Nursing Home Problems. The Real Work Begins Now

A White House task force this week released an exhaustive report detailing the struggles and failures that the nation’s nursing workers and residents have endured over the last six months, but there wasn’t much information in its 186 pages that should have come as a surprise to anyone following the space. A coherent, coordinated, and […]

To Stop COVID-19 in Nursing Homes and Honor Workers, Federal Aid Must Include Direct Payments to Caregivers

Six months into the coronavirus crisis, the nation has settled into an uneasy return to semi-normalcy, with many schools reopening, sports airing on television every night, and most people learning to live with socializing in small groups while wearing masks and keeping plenty of distance. But for nursing home residents already ravaged by COVID-19, any […]