Long-term care promises jobs, relocation help for Ukrainian refugees

Source: McKnight’s

Expecting a rush of Ukrainians to seek refuge in the U.S., long-term care facilities are launching a partnership that would offer them relocation assistance, job training and employment.

The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living has teamed with local and national organizations that focus on supporting refugees for the job program, which could potentially serve thousands.

“As the situation in Ukraine continues to evolve, we are ready to embrace Ukrainian and all refugees – our new neighbors – as part of our long-term care family and offer the training and support they need to be successful,” Mark Parkinson, AHCA/NCAL president and CEO, said in a statement.

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