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Pennsylvania care home workers accused of abusing residents

Two men who worked at a Pennsylvania residential facility are accused of abusing people who are not able to speak to report their injuries and lack the capacity to defend themselves.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

COVID-era nursing home staff crunch hurting hospitals, too

Industry officials met with Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration this week to ask for help, and to press their case for a $200 million infusion from the state’s share of the federal coronavirus relief package.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

A dozen Pa. nursing homes avoid one-day strike, while workers at several others might not clock in

The impending strikes fall on the backdrop of the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s decision to update nursing home regulations.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Updated: July 22, 2021 | 5:49 pm

DOJ won’t investigate how Pennsylvania handled nursing homes

At the beginning of the pandemic, Pennsylvania ordered nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press