French carehome staff in national protest at undermanning, cost cuts


Care workers mounted nationwide protests on Tuesday complaining they are under increasing pressure to cut corners on feeding, cleaning and hygiene care for those living in France's 7,000 nursing homes, and denouncing a government reform of elderly care as further threatening jobs and the quality of services.

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Workers and some residents at French nursing homes protested Tuesday around the country in anger over staff shortages and cost cuts, pressing President Emmanuel Macron's government to rethink care for the elderly, reports ABC News.