April 30, 2022

Well, we've certainly identified the problem . . .

 Another story featuring Iowa's failure to effectively protect its most vulnerable, the youngest and oldest among us. 

Des Moines Register: Nurse fired for reporting resident abuse

But not to worry. The State Long-Term Care Ombudsman office (those in charge of making sure there are "eyes on the ground" at Iowa's care facilities) assure us they have recruited 52 volunteers to oversee 55,751 beds. 

We are beginning to see what our policy makers' and stakeholders' "failure to plan" really looks like. It's not good.