Free housing for nurses following Hurricane Katrina
Statewide (New Orleans), there are shortages of 900 licensed practical nurses and 200 registered nurses following the Gulf Coast Hurricanes.
To increase the availability of nurses in long term care nursing homes, Mike Ford has set up 30 trailers as free housing for workers at the three nursing homes he coowns in the New Orleans area.
  • Housing for front-line workers
  • Nurses - Licensed Practical
  • Nurses - Registered
This innovation was developed 1 year after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast.
  • Long-Term Care
Informal Strategy
Ault C. (2006) LTC stands with resolve a year after Gulf Coast hurricanes. Caring for the Ages 7(8):1-8.
Alicia Ault
United States
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