This week, the Irish Department of Health announced measures to create safe visiting spaces in nursing homes. These funds will “help facilitate visiting over the winter period and Christmas.”
This week, it was announced that the nursing home industry is suing the state of Pennsylvania for “illegally with[holding] more than $150 million that was intended to help long-term facilities shoulder the financial burden of the coronavirus pandemic.”
This week in New York, an elder care worker was arrested for stealing from a disabled veteran resident. Maryann Church of Ithaca, New York was arrested after months of investigation on charges for grand larceny, 13 counts of criminal possession, and 13 counts of forgery.