Cuomo ve­toes study of care­giver staff short­age

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS -

Gov. An­drew Cuomo has ve­toed leg­is­la­tion to re­quire a state study of the high va­cancy and turnover rates among care­givers for de­vel­op­men­tally dis­abled New York­ers and what’s needed to fix them.

Non­prof­its that care for thou­sands of dis­abled peo­ple say their chronic un­der­staffing is reach­ing a cri­sis, with nearly 10 per­cent job va­can­cies last year.

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