Senior care organizations signal alarm bell on staffing shortage

Updated 4:15 p.m.

A SURVEY of 77 nursing homes conducted by two of Rhode Island's senior care organizations revealed that the state's long-term senior care facilities are facing a crisis of a staffing shortage requiring the immediate need for funding. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ TRACY JENKINS
PROVIDENCE – Two senior care organizations say that the labor shortage hampering Rhode Island's long-term care facilities, made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, has created a crisis scenario. The R.I. Health Care Association and LeadingAge R.I. unveiled the results of a survey taken on Nov. 1. The survey included surveying the state's 77 nursing facilities,…

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