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Livingston County
Case 1: Food Service at Nursing Homes

County Livingston County
Contact person Dennis House, Chairman, 716-243-7030
Case descriptions Case 1: Food Service at Nursing Homes
Forms of restructuring privatization - food services at two co. nursing homes privatized
Specific services affected food service at co. homes; Office of Aging
Year started 1996
Primary goal lower cost while maintaining quality
Barriers consideration for employees
Benefits less management responsibility; lower costs
Impact on budget positive - lower cost
Impact on labor staff retrained for higher paying jobs; some took early retirement
Key contact Franklin Bassett, Administrator., 716-243-3340