by Patrick Monette-Shaw : westsideobserver – excerpt
Must Prioritize Full Spectrum Health Services
Congratulations to D7 Supervisor Norman Yee on being elected president of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors!
However, now, Yee needs to pivot quickly to working collaboratively with Supervisors Hillary Ronen and Ahsha Safai, the San Francisco Public Health Department, and other City leaders to address comprehensive solutions to the full spectrum of facilities that all have severe shortages of in-county capacity to serve disabled and elderly San Franciscans, many of whom have been discharged out-of-county.
Turf Fight Erupts
In its December 2017 issue, the Westside Observer newspaper published an reporting that a tug-of-war had erupted between members of the Board of Supervisors over the severe shortage of skilled nursing facilities (SNF) throughout San Francisco…. (more)
… omissions and shortsightedness in collecting data affects developing public policy. The problem? Missing data. No data is asked for, none collected. The City doesn’t ask for data. No questions, no data.”