Tag Archives: COVID-19 Action Plan for Long-Term Care Homes

Ontario Taking Action at High Risk Long-Term Care Homes

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The Ontario government is taking additional immediate action at high-risk long-term care homes, following the disturbing allegations outlined by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The Ministry of Long-Term Care has deployed long-term care inspection teams to conduct comprehensive, detailed inspections at high-risk long-term care homes over the next 21 days. At the same time, the Ministry of Long-Term Care has ...

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L’Ontario passe immédiatement à l’action dans les foyers de soins de longue durée à haut risque

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Compte tenu des allégations préoccupantes formulées dans le récent rapport des Forces armées canadiennes (FAC), le gouvernement de l’Ontario prend des mesures supplémentaires et immédiates visant les foyers de soins de longue durée à haut risque. Le ministère des Soins de longue durée a envoyé des équipes d’inspectrices et inspecteurs des soins de longue durée pour procéder à l’évaluation complète ...

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Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Investigate Worst Hit Long-Term Care Homes

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Since the outset of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Ontario government has put the safety and security of our seniors as a top priority. The onset of COVID-19 has only exacerbated the already difficult situation in long-term care in the province. Today, the Ontario government outlined key findings from the Canadian Armed Forces report on the five long-term care homes ...

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L’Ontario prend des mesures immédiates afin d’enquêter sur la situation dans les foyers de soins de longue durée les plus touchés

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Depuis le début de la pandémie mondiale de COVID-19, la sécurité des aînés a été l’une des priorités absolues du gouvernement de l’Ontario. L’apparition de ce virus n’a fait qu’aggraver la précarité du système provincial de soins de longue durée. Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement provincial a présenté les principales conclusions du rapport des Forces armées canadiennes sur les cinq foyers de ...

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Horwath calls for takeover of many more than two care homes

Weeks late, the government has stepped in to take over two private for-profit long-term care facilities that are failing to protect their residents against COVID-19 — but NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says many more need to come under the direct management of the province. “For weeks, we have all heard horror stories about long-term care homes leaving residents with COVID-19 ...

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Des hôpitaux assurent la gestion de deux foyers de soins de longue durée

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Le ministère des Soins de longue durée a émis des ordres de gestion obligatoire nommant des hôpitaux locaux pour gérer temporairement deux foyers de soins de longue durée pendant 90 jours. Le Centre régional de santé Southlake gérera temporairement le River Glen Haven Nursing Home à Sutton, et l’Hôpital Humber River gérera temporairement le Downsview Long Term Care Centre à ...

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Hospitals Assume Management of Two Long-Term Care Homes

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The Ministry of Long-Term Care has issued Mandatory Management Orders appointing local hospitals to temporarily manage two long-term care homes for 90 days. Southlake Regional Health Centre will temporarily manage River Glen Haven Nursing Home in Sutton and Humber River Hospital will temporarily manage Downsview Long Term Care in North York. The orders may be extended beyond the 90 days, ...

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Takeover of long-term care homes long overdue: Horwath

Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath said the government’s move to take over the management of long-term care homes in Ontario is welcome, but should have come much sooner, and the government needs to take action on it quickly. The NDP has been calling on the government to do this for weeks, as Ontarians watched in horror as COVID-19 swept through ...

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Ontario Takes Steps to Better Protect Long-Term Care Residents and Staff During the COVID-19 Outbreak

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The Ontario government has adopted an emergency order allowing the province to issue a mandatory management order for a long-term care home struggling to deal with a COVID-19 outbreak. This order would support the use of rapid, immediate and effective management alternatives to protect residents and staff within a home. The manager could be any person, including a corporation or ...

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