Wisconsin Has Short Supply Of Long-Term Caregivers, Recent Survey Shows.

February 18, 2020

Wisconsin Public Radio (2/18, Mills) reports, “Nursing homes are having a harder time finding workers than in the past, according to a new report on long-term care providers.” Caregiver vacancies “increased with nearly 1 in 4 openings going unfilled, according to the new survey from Wisconsin’s long-term care providers.” Long-term care facilities heavily rely on federal and state funding for their operations, with two-thirds of residents “on Medicaid, which does not fully reimburse for costs, [President and CEO of the Wisconsin Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living John] Vander Meer said.”

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