The state’s Aged and Disabled Waiver Program for individuals with developmental disabilities is facing staffing shortages, leading to institutionalization of these individuals into state psychiatric facilities, even though they would be able to live at home if these services were available. Other people may face a longer stay in the hospital because they are unable to find someone to help with home administration of antibiotics or other medication. Read the full article.
Advocates: Home care service shortages and issues place West Virginians at risk
February 14, 2023