Workers at one nursing home to split $85,000 state bonus for quality care

Employees at one Buffalo nursing home will share a sizable bonus received as recognition for its high-quality care. The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Thursday that workers at its Schoellkopf Health Center stand to earn a share of an $85,000 performance award from the state. Those dollars came by way of New York’s Nursing…

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