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In the reception center, the infernal spiral of the lack of caregivers


REPORT - The Specialized Saint John of Malta reception center of the Order is facing a staff shortage.

At the entrance of the establishment, red crepe paper flowers brighten up the reception desk where all visitors come.

But, once this room has been passed, in the premises of this specialized house located in Paris and managed by the Order of Malta, it's the race.

Every day that passes is a new puzzle.

The cruel lack of caregivers shakes up the entire organization of a seven-storey establishment which houses 74 adults with severe motor disabilities.

A situation that generates generalized stress, care sometimes carried out in a hurry and which requires to plan on what is not essential: tenderness.

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These thousand little attentions which make these existences nailed in wheelchairs a little sweeter are becoming rarer.

Staff are now focused on the essentials, worrying above all about the safety of residents when they are moved with hoists and taken in a shower trolley to the bathroom for treatment.

"They don't

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Source: lefigaro

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