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Nursing home workers warned government about safety violations before COVID-19 outbreaks and deaths.

Ellis B, Hicken M. Nursing home workers warned government about safety violations before COVID-19 outbreaks and deaths. CNN. May 14, 2020.

Long-term care and skilled nursing facilities care for a patient population particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 infection. This article discusses an analysis of a large nursing home system and gaps in its workforce safety program. Problems highlighted included communication practices that fall short of what is needed to assure staff safety as they care for nursing home residents.