Nursing Homes in the Wake of COVID-19

It could be that the failures of America's 15,505 nursing homes, with approximately 3 million residents, during the COVID-19 pandemic may be our teachable — our changeable– moment. Whoever said "never let a good crisis go to waste" may have been onto something.

The real question is how broad are the lessons we think we have learned.  Is it primarily a matter of improving and perfecting staff, tracking and testing alone or have we learned bigger things, like the safety and quality of life advantages of smaller facilities?

 

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