About 60 residents live at the 140-bed nursing home and were alerted Tuesday afternoon that the facility would be closing and they would be moving, said Shirley Powell a certified nursing assistant at the facility.
All pay to employees ended Tuesday, said Torressa Perry, the receptionist at Lincoln Manor Health Care. She said employees came came in Wednesday anyway to ensure the residents were safe and healthy until they could be transported to a new care facility.
“I came in, and they told us we are here to volunteer,” Perry said of the employees. “We are here to help the residents get moved out, transitioned, trying to do it as calmly as possible.”
As a CNA who cared for the residents, Perry said it is a shock to everyone involved, especially the residents who must move to a new home. They will have to get used to a new place, with new people …
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