Pandemic, Worker Shortage Pose Major Challenges to Long-Term Care Industry | October 4, 2021
  • 19% of long-term care workers said they’ve quit their jobs since February 2020.
  • 69% said the national shortage of health care workers has affected them and their place of work.
  • 30% of long-term care workers said they aren’t sure or don’t plan to get vaccinated, compared with 18% of health care workers overall.

The COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc on the long-term care industry, months after the wave of deaths and illnesses began to ease in nursing homes.