Ready to be discharged, Minnesota hospital patients have nowhere to go
Insufficient number of skilled nursing home facilities and at-home caregivers leads to overcrowded hospitals
February 14, 2023
Katie Craven started dreaming of taking her infant son, Jamie, home from the hospital after his birth - 357 days ago.
Ron Wenaas was hoping his 73-year-old wife, Suzanne, would be discharged from her hospital on Jan. 31, but she remained there two weeks later.
"I thought she would be home in a couple days," he said.