Consumer Voice Hosts Free Webinar on Round-the-Clock Registered Nurse Coverage in Nursing Homes

Registered nurses (RNs) play a critical role in ensuring quality care for nursing home residents, yet current federal nursing home regulations only require a RN to be on duty 8 hours a day, 7 days a week. This webinar will be held May 12, 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. It will discuss why having a registered nurse around the clock is so important and present information and data about current coverage in states and nationally, including findings from an award-winning investigative reporter. Participants will hear from U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky’s staff about a federal RN bill sponsored by the Congresswoman and learn how they can advocate for its passage. Register online.

David Wingate is an elder law attorney practicing in Frederick and Montgomery Counties, Maryland. The elder law practice concentrates on wills, powers of attorney, trusts, asset protection and Medicaid.

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