Long-Term Care Needs a Lot of Help Now According to Green Leaders

The day after Ontario’s Auditor General report on long-term care homes in the province, the provincial and federal leaders of the Green Party teamed up to say that enough is enough. Guelph MPP and Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner was joined by Federal Green Party leader Annamie Paul and advocate for the elderly Laura Tamblyn Watts to talk about the urgent need for action to protect Ontario’s seniors. Continue reading “Long-Term Care Needs a Lot of Help Now According to Green Leaders”

Ontario Government Finally Announces Plans for Long Term Care Review

COVID-19 has ravaged long-term care homes here in Ontario and across Canada, and a lot of people have been wondering why. A report from the Canadian Forces back in May started pointing some fingers, but now the Provincial government is going to start a more formal process. Ontario is finally launching its independent long-term care COVID-19 commission, but some people think we should already know the answer. Continue reading “Ontario Government Finally Announces Plans for Long Term Care Review”

Ontario Announces Changes for Long-Term Care, and the Creation of Social Circles

The Government of Ontario has announced a lot of changes lately, but the latest changes involve where COVID-19 has hurt the most, long-term care homes. The medical officer of health for Ontario has given the greenlight for people to be able to visit their family members in long-term care again, but under some very strict guidelines. Continue reading “Ontario Announces Changes for Long-Term Care, and the Creation of Social Circles”

Province Orders Change in Management for 7th Long Term Care Home

Since last week’s incendiary report on the state of five long term care homes in Ontario as observed by the Canadian Forces, the Province has taken over management of six long-term care homes, and now they’ve added a seventh. This new home is up the road in Kitchener where St. Mary’s Hospital is taking over Forest Heights Long Term Care, where over 200 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed. Continue reading “Province Orders Change in Management for 7th Long Term Care Home”

Damning Canadian Forces Report Paints Grim Picture in Long Term Care

A damning 15-page report from Canadian Forces personnel assisting in long term care homes in Ontario paints a picture of the disgusting, and degrading conditions that some senior citizens live in at five Ontario properties. The report released to the public on Tuesday has increased the verocity and volume in demands for a full public inquiry, and the rolling of some political heads on the part of Premier Doug Ford.  Continue reading “Damning Canadian Forces Report Paints Grim Picture in Long Term Care”