July 13, 2012 |
The provincial government's stated goal is to support seniors as they age to live well in their own homes and communities. What is missing is strong leadership to make this goal a reality.
June 27, 2012 |
85,000 residents in long-term care homes and another 24,000 frail seniors on a wait-list for a nursing home bed will be adversely affected by cuts to health care funding.
April 23, 2012 |
Reports concludes the Samaritan Place pilot project will cost taxpayers $10 million to $20 million more than if it had been built using traditional public sector financing.
December 14, 2010 |
The B.C. government’s fee increases for people living in long-term care facilities, which came into effect on January 1, 2010, have hurt residents and family members and it will only get worse.
The CAW is calling on the Ontario government to re-instate minimum staffing standards for long-term care facilities.
December 2, 2010 |
There is no minimum staffing level in Ontario's long term care facilities. Since 1995, the number of "heavy care" residents has grown by 50 per cent. Write the Minister through form in article.
April 20, 2009 |
It is estimated that five million Canadians provide care for loved ones with long-term health problems. In addition, many work full-time and have other family responsibilities.