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A compilation of recent news regarding Long-Term Care homes in Ontario.


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News Articles

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Long-Term Care Homes: Five Lessons Learned
April 28, 2022
This brief summarizes and consolidates key recommendations from five reports and identifies opportunities to strengthen and integrate these recommendations into the Ontario policy environment. [Science Table Ontario]

Ontario on Track to Build 30,000 New Long-Term Care Beds
April 21, 2022
31,705 new and 28,648 upgraded beds in development across the province.

Ontario Giving Long-term Care Residents More Nutritional Choices and Variety
April 8, 2022
Increased funding will help long-term care homes provide menus that better meet the needs of residents. [Ministry of Ontario]

Canada: Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021: Considerations For Employers In Ontario
April 7, 2022
This act makes changes relating to staffing and care, accountability and transparency, enforcement, and licensing and replaces the 2007 Act. [Mondaq]

Ontario adding, upgrading new long-term care beds in Lindsay, Cannington
April 7, 2022
The Ontario government is adding and upgrading long-term care beds at facilities in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Cannington in the Durham region. [Global News]

Athens, Ont. long-term facility redevelopment will add more than 100 beds
April 7, 2022
The development plan proposes double the existing beds at Maple View Lodge. [Global News]

Ontario Building New Long-Term Care Home in Toronto
April 1, 2022
Ongoing investments in new projects will bring much-needed beds to the province. [Ministry of Ontario]

Ontario to build new, 384-bed long-term care home at North York General Hospital
April 1, 2022
Toronto is getting a new 384-bed long-term care (LTC) home at the North York General Hospital. [Global News]

Nine Toronto long-term care homes to receive new beds for nearly 2,000 residents: ministry
March 9, 2022 [CTV News]

Proposed rules for long-term-care homes aim to balance a good life for residents with infection control
February 11, 2022 [Toronto Star]

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