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GA nursing homes short staffed on RNs

A recent analysis of Medicare data revealed that Georgia’s nursing homes are struggling to staff registered nurses. Nearly half of Georgia’s nursing homes rated “below average” or “much below average” when it came to nursing staff. Shortages can have a major impact on resident health, and many patient advocates in Georgia say the issue is systemic. Read more.

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Georgia Health News editor Andy Miller discuss the outlook for long-term senior care in Georgia and how families can use the same Medicare data to find the right facility for their loved ones.