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The impact of COVID-19 on nursing facility residents and staff has brought increased attention to existing workforce issues that affect care quality and safety, including staffing shortages and high turnover rates. This analysis presents the most recent national and state-level data on nursing facility-reported staff shortages and describes the Biden Administration’s new policy initiatives to address issues in nursing facilities. National staff shortage trend data spans from May 2020, the first month when nursing facilities were required to report COVID-19 facility data to the CDC, through March 20, 2022, the most recent week of data available.
Populations:Advocates; Aging/Older Adults
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords:Nursing Facility Transition
Kaiser Family Foundation KFF
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73789