Q&A: Is there a waiver for the lack of staffing in nursing homes during the pandemic? AAPACN COVID-19 / DNS / Q&A September 22, 2020 May 11, 2021 Share via: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Question: Is there a waiver for the lack of staffing in nursing homes during the pandemic? Answer: Currently, the only federal waiver in place regarding staffing is the Training and Certification of Nursing Aides waiver. Review...Oops! This is member-only content. Please login, sign up for a full membership, or sign up for a free 30-day trial membership to access this content.