Workers at Foley Nursing Home say sale will be devastating

?County lawmakers voted two weeks ago to sell the Foley Nursing Home, but some workers say it is a huge mistake. Lawmakers say they need

The John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility, owned

The John J. Foley Skilled Nursing Facility, owned and operated by Suffolk County. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

YAPHANK - ?County lawmakers voted two weeks ago to sell the Foley Nursing Home, but some workers say it is a huge mistake.

Lawmakers say they need the cash to help balance Suffolk County?s budget. However, people who work at the home say the sale will be devastating for patients.

Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone says the deal requires the buyer to keep all the patients and offer jobs to all the employees.

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