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More help means fewer risks News

Elderly woman with care aid

By Shoynear Morrison The Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) is urging the government of Ontario to increase the staffing levels at resident homes across the province. “If the staffing levels are inadequate, and they currently are, you just don’t have enough people to ensure appropriate care and safety,” said OANHSS

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Toronto now posting disease outbreaks online Life,News

By Taylor Parsons The City of Toronto has launched a website that posts weekly outbreaks of illness in hospitals, nursing homes and retirement homes. The new public disclosure system comes after an investigation last August by the Toronto Star and Ryerson University. The investigation followed disease outbreaks between 2010-2013 at a Scarborough long-term care facility involving

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