Doctor worried about lack of staff as COVID-19 hit Residence Herron, coroner hears

A doctor who treated residents of a Montreal-area care home where dozens of patients died of COVID-19 says she was concerned about the lack of staff and personal protective equipment … Read More

Officials too quick to blame COVID-19 for deaths at Residence Herron: witness

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 14, 2021 2:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An auxiliary nurse told a … Read More

Coroner probing COVID-19 deaths in Quebec long-term care homes says workers deserve respect

The Quebec coroner investigating the deaths at elder care homes during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic assured health workers they were not at fault and deserve respect for … Read More

Residence Herron lacked staff, supplies before COVID-19 pandemic, Quebec coroner hears

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 13, 2021 1:59 pm     Updated September 13, 2021 2:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

COVID-19 deaths: Quebec coroner outraged by delay in getting nurses to Residence Herron

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 10, 2021 3:29 pm     Updated September 10, 2021 3:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

COVID-19: Retired health manager unprepared for what she saw at Residence Herron, coroner hears

A coroner’s inquest into deaths at a suburban Montreal long-term care home is hearing from a former manager who acted as an intermediary between the local health authority and the … Read More

COVID-19: Nurse, retired manager unprepared for what she saw at Residence Herron, coroner hears

A nurse sent to evaluate the quality of care at a suburban Montreal long-term care home where 47 people died during the first wave of COVID-19 found numerous failings, a … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec coroner’s inquest hears of staff shortages at Residence Herron

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 8, 2021 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A doctor told a Quebec … Read More

‘A horror story’: Quebec coroner’s inquest hears of staff shortages at Residence Herron

Health officials who arrived at a Montreal-area long-term care home during a  COVID-19 outbreak last year found residents who were desperate for water and had been left in beds soaked … Read More

Owners of CHSLD Herron didn’t co-operate with health authority, Quebec inquest hears

The former owners of a long-term care home where dozens of people died of COVID-19 early in the pandemic refused to fully co-operate with the local health authorities and threatened … Read More

Coroner’s inquest begins into CHSLD Herron where dozens died of COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 7, 2021 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An inquest into a Montreal-area … Read More

‘Major shortcomings’ led to ‘uncontrollable repercussions’ amid COVID-19 outbreak at Herron: report

A joint investigation by three orders of Quebec health-care professionals into the dozens of deaths at the Residence Herron in Dorval, Que., during the first wave of the pandemic has … Read More

Quebec coroner sets new dates for inquiry’s hearings into Residence Herron’s pandemic-related deaths

A Quebec coroner has unveiled the new schedule for an inquiry’s hearings into novel coronavirus-related deaths at the Residence Herron, one of the hardest-hit long-term care homes in the province. … Read More

Owners of Dorval’s Herron long-term care residence cease operations, residents to be relocated

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé confirmed Monday that CHSLD Herron, a private long-term care residence where dozens of residents died in a three-week span during the first wave of the … Read More

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