Enough scapegoating — long-term care workers need support to succeed

December 20, 2021

There is nothing more important to long-term care providers than ensuring every resident receives the quality care they deserve. The battle against COVID-19 has demonstrated this time and again. Despite repeated calls for help being often ignored, providers have fought every day for the essential resources needed to protect our residents and staff.

In the face of incredible obstacles, long-term care staff stepped up to provide life-saving aid and become like family to our residents. Unfortunately, not only have our frontline heroes received no credit, we continue to be a convenient punching bag for many groups who have an inherent bias against our profession.

Read AHCA/NCAL CEO and President Mark Parkinson’s full op-ed from The Hill here.