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Manhattan Nursing Home Staff and Food Cut Back as For-Profit Operator Moves In, Workers Say

As nursing and long-term care facilities struggle with staff and finances exacerbated by the pandemic, a longtime Manhattan nonprofit is moving to sell its 105-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center in the West Village. And the would-be buyer has already begun making changes affecting personnel and patient care, workers and a recent resident told THE […]

Posted inCUNY, Essential Workers, Health, Hospitals, Nursing, The Bronx, Work

College Nursing Programs Change Course to Meet Surging Demand During Pandemic

At a time of heightened demand for nurses, students are finding COVID restrictions have kept them from amassing the hospital training hours they need to get certified — prompting education officials to scramble for a cure. CUNY’s Lehman College in The Bronx is among schools that have worked with the state Education Department to reduce […]