Alison Hirschel, Managing Attorney of Michigan Elder Justice Initiative, on Michigan Radio's: "Michigan House passes bill that would create separate facilities for recovering COVID-19 patients"

Wed, 07/22/2020

In a Tuesday hearing that examined Lucido’s bill, he and other committee members heard testimony from Alison Hirschel, who’s managing attorney at the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative. She said that while the folks at her organization are “deeply appreciative of the Legislature’s concern for nursing home residents,” they can’t support the bill without more information about how these new facilities would be staffed, and how frail residents would be protected during the potentially traumatic transfer from one facility to another. Read more here.