Bill Introduced to Protect Nursing Home Residents Through Background Checks


Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D-NY) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) have proposed a new federal law to improve hiring practices at places where many seniors spend their last days. She cited a Senate report detailing widespread problems at nursing homes nationwide and also Buffalo News stories that revealed dangerous conditions for residents at several local facilities.

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