Staffing shortages cause closure of Sunset Manor in Waverly
WAVERLY, Kan. (WIBW) - Staffing shortages created during the COVID-19 pandemic have caused the closure of Waverly’s Sunset Manor.
On Sunday, Jan. 15, Sunset Manor at 128 S. Pearson Ave., in Waverly, officially closed its doors to residents. A release from Coffey Health System indicates that the Board of Trustees voted on Oct. 24 to discontinue long-term care at the facility.
The move was made in response to critical staffing shortages and impending regulation changes. Officials said the COVID-19 pandemic created a staffing shortage nationwide, which also affected the Coffey Health System.
Officials also said they will prepare to welcome Sunset Manor staff into other positions throughout the health system.
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