As The General Population Has Aged There Has Been An Increase In The Number Of Nursing Homes Community Health


As the general population has aged, there has been an increase in the number of nursing homes, community health

facilities along with the development of home care facilities. All of these factors have produced an increase in the demand for nurses. Simultaneously, improved job opportunities for women other fields have reduced the supply of nurses. Despite these factors, hospitals, the major employers of nurses, have resisted wage increases. The resulting situation can be described as