Federal Report: Disproportionate Workforce Shortage Among Long Term Care Facilities

May 12, 2022

A new report from the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) found that long term care facilities were more heavily impacted by workforce shortages than other health care sectors. The report found that between December 2020 and December 2021, hospitals lost 32,900 employees while nursing and residential care facilities lost upwards of 145,000 workers.