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Nursing home understaffing leads to poor care for nursing home residents

One of the most serious issues pressing the nursing home industry today is staffing. Understaffing and high turnover rates often result in a poor quality of care, leading to nursing home abuse and neglect. Often times, turnover rate at a nursing home exceeds 100 percent each year. While nursing homes are working to lower turnover rate, understaffing is an issue that will only increase as the number of individuals residing in nursing homes increases.

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