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To Jab or Not to Jab? Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate Debate Heats Up

Genesis HealthCare recently announced employees must now get a COVID19 vaccine. Period. Company leaders warned that if staff failed to comply, they would face disciplinary measures, including the possibility of termination. According to the company's website , nursing home staff must have a single dose vaccine by August 23 or the second dose of a two-shot mRNA vaccine no later than...

Nursing Homes Rake in Billions in COVID Relief as Elderly and Their Caregivers Die

Nursing homes are raking in billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidized bailout packages in hopes of halting the spread of coronavirus into facilities, where it’s been especially deadly.  And yet, despite this injection of emergency funds, nursing homes continue to be most hard hit by the pandemic.  Experts believe as many as 100,000 elderly residents and their caregivers...

FL Governor’s Holiday Order Creates “Right Conditions for Perfect Pandemic Storm” in Nursing Homes

Governor DeSantis announced last month that nursing home and assisted living residents are permitted to leave facilities and visit their loved ones over the holidays. Families for Better Care believes the governor’s well-intentioned order is dangerously misguided.   Governor DeSantis’s new nursing home holiday policy creates the right conditions for a perfect...

5 Things You Need to Know about Nursing Homes Reopening

The coronavirus has been devastating for nursing homes.  Overworked caregivers have been pushed to the brink.  Tens of thousands of residents and staff have been infected and died.  And nursing home residents have suffered six agonizing months of isolation, ripped from their families arms due to lockdown restrictions. So with all of this bad news, we’re long overdue for...
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