Sens. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, left, and Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls.
Senate testimony: Blame shortage of staff for falls in nursing homes
ST. PAUL -- Some Minnesota nursing homes simply do not have enough employees to prevent residents from falling, two Minnesota Senate committees heard Thursday.
"I know we all hope to be independent until the day we die," nursing assistant Cheryl Dryer said.
However, she added: "There are not enough staff to make the dream a reality."
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