Maine News: Group homes say they’re being shorted by state in effort to raise care worker wages / by Dan Neumann

Care worker Phoebe Shields with South Portland resident Ruth. | Beacon Touted as one of the top achievements in a $1.2 billion supplemental budget passed last month, state lawmakers say they are countering Maine’s severe shortage of trained direct care workers to care for seniors and people with disabilities by finally funding a long-sought wage increase. But some directorsContinue reading “Maine News: Group homes say they’re being shorted by state in effort to raise care worker wages / by Dan Neumann”