Nursing Home Industry Loses 2,500 Jobs in March, Deepening Workforce Crisis

April 5, 2022

The nursing home industry has lost 2,500 jobs in March alone, further deepening the labor crisis for the sector to a level not seen since 2007 – other health care settings, meanwhile, are faring better than they did pre-pandemic.

That’s according to a March report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and highlighted by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

Since the start of the pandemic, the skilled nursing industry has lost 241,000 workers, or 15.2% of its total workforce.

Read the full story from Skilled Nursing News here.