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Too many patients, too few caregivers


Last updated 10/29/2009 at Noon

Thank goodness the “for profit” Skilled Nursing Facility and Fallbrook Hospital have been reprimanded for their lack of adequate staffing to provide acceptable care to patients! The undertrained, inexperienced caregivers hamper the real professionals’ ability to administer proper care.

There are too many patients for too few caregivers (i.e. one RN for every eight patients). Both the Skilled Nursing Facility and the hospital are guilty of this unacceptable situation.

Anyone who has been treated at a nonprofit facility (Scripps Hospital) knows the difference. Community Health Systems...

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