Nursing home workers react to Biden’s ‘game-changing’ call for reform

The 19th | March 11, 2022

Nursing home staffers — the majority of whom are women, disproportionately women of color — have kept centers running through unprecedented times. Now help could be coming.

President Joe Biden last week rolled out an ambitious set of proposals to improve the quality of America’s nursing homes. The plan, released in advance of the State of the Union address, promises to increase federal staff ratio requirements, tighten infection control and take other measures to improve conditions in the places that have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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