staffing-ratios

COMMENTARY

Here’s why we need the Patient Safety Act | Capital-Star letters

BY: - June 20, 2023

By Eileen Kelly and Claudia¬†Crane The Patient Safety Act, which would set a minimum nurse-to-patient ratio for all Pennsylvania Hospitals, could go a floor vote in the Pennsylvania House as early as this week.¬† We urge its passage. Currently, there is no numeric staffing standard for nurses in Pennsylvania hospitals, thus no limit on the […]

COMMENTARY

May is National Nurses Month. In Pa. and beyond, they make a difference in your care | Opinion

BY: - May 25, 2023

The best way to celebrate nurses and underscore the important contributions they make to health is to support their careers.

Pa. long-term care facilities to share in $14.2M to ease staffing crunch | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 29, 2023

The money from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention comes at a pivotal time for the industry.

Pa. Rep. Deluzio meets with nursing home workers who say they’re fighting a staffing crisis

BY: - March 27, 2023

'Every family in Pennsylvania deserves to have safe, reliable care for folks who need it,' Deluzio, D-17th District, said.

COMMENTARY

Enough is Enough: Pa. needs to protect seniors, respect caregivers | Opinion

BY: - June 6, 2021

Too many people have died because of greed and inaction. There are no more excuses.

COMMENTARY

To help workers, residents, Pa. needs to boost nursing home staffing ratios | Opinion

BY: - April 20, 2021

That 4.1 hours of care per resident means more attention and time to each resident, which means fewer accidents and better overall quality of life for our Pennsylvania seniors.