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Don’t fall for it: Proposed staffing mandate restricts access to care for everyone

Tell Washington senators better solutions available for long-term care facilities

The Mt. Baker Care Center on Wednesday, April 3. A proposed requirement for skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes) to raise the minimum staff-to-resident ratio is unlikely to improve quality of care and could worsen the staffing crisis, Mt. Baker Care Center Administrator Catherine Reis-El Bara argues in a guest commentary. (Eli Voorhies/Cascadia Daily News)
By Catherine Reis-El Bara Guest Writer
The federal government has proposed a new requirement for skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes)

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