36% of them took place in long-term care facilities. In some states, that percentage was as high as 54%. Hundreds of thousands of senior citizens and caretakers will never be seen again.While the elderly and those with health conditions were uniquely susceptible last year to infection, the conscious choices of nursing homes made the casualties worse.
In cases of viral infection, residents were given ineffective antibiotic treatments.The ban on family members visiting residents did not have the desired effects as nursing home workers became major spreaders of the disease.
Due to these failures and more, nursing homes have a worse reputation than ever. 1 in 2 Americans harbor more negative feelings towards nursing homes now than they did in.Read more on dumblittleman.com