Troops in long-term care homes raise concerns about management, say many workers doing their best

Canadian soldiers helping fight novel coronavirus outbreaks in several long-term care homes say many front-line workers are doing the best they can. The troops, Global News has learned, have raised … Read More

Quebec long-term care homes grappling with staffing, personal equipment challenges: military report

Quebec is asking for the military to stay in long-term care homes until September and will launch a large recruiting campaign to train and hire more orderlies on the heels … Read More

Quebec long-term care homes grappling with major challenges: military report

A 60-page report from the military on the condition of Quebec’s long-term care homes released by the government on Wednesday points to three major challenges in the facilities: staffing shortages, … Read More

Quebec long-term care homes grappling with major challenges, military report outlines

Quebec is asking for the military to stay in long-term care homes until September and will launch a large recruiting campaign to train and hire more orderlies on the heels … Read More

Italy’s nursing homes struggle to survive after thousands died from coronavirus

Italy’s nursing homes, ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic which claimed the lives of thousands of residents, face financial pressures that threaten to put many out of business and create a … Read More

York Region nursing home where 18 died due to COVID-19 declares end of outbreak

An outbreak of the novel coronavirus at a York Region nursing home that left almost one in five of its residents dead has officially ended, according to its executive director. … Read More

Coronavirus: No easy fix for problems in Canada’s nursing, retirement homes

For years, those living and working in nursing and retirement homes across the country have struggled as overburdened caregivers tried to maintain a basic level of care and dignity for … Read More

New Brunswick Premier now says essential workers deserve federal funds amid coronavirus crisis

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is clarifying his stance on the federal government’s plan to provide financial aid to essential workers, particularly ones in long-term care homes, fighting the novel … Read More

Officials to provide update on COVID-19 measures for foreign workers, seniors

Federal officials are due to provide an update on measures for seniors, home care and temporary foreign workers during the COVID-19 crisis today. The Prime Minister’s Office says the news … Read More

Coronavirus: Long term care homes in spotlight as House of Commons set to return

As the House of Commons returns Saturday in an effort to pass the wage subsidy bill to help beleaguered businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, Canada must also contend with major … Read More

Nursing homes screening for coronavirus can’t rely only on symptoms: investigation

An investigation at a Seattle-area nursing home concluded that symptoms aren’t enough to identify who is infected once the coronavirus enters a long-term care facility. Residents without symptoms could have … Read More

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