Province will inject $15 million into the program over three years. Read more here.
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Backgrounder: Home Care and Community Supports Investment Across Ontario
The Ontario government has fulfilled its 2013 Budget commitment allocating an additional $260 million across the province to improve access to home and community health care supports. To read more and see the funding breakdown, click here.
Central East LHIN wants "preferred" service delivery model, possible mergers. Read more here.
Ontario's Action Plan for Health care Delivering Better Care and Value. Ontario is building on the Action Plan with a commitment to provide better support for Personal Support Workers to strengthen their recruitment and retention in the home care sector. Read the full News Release here.
Being e-Safe: An e-Learning Approach for Health and Safety Training in the Home/Community Care Sector
Click here to access Being e-Safe a FREE online resource designed specifically for the home and community care sector.
Ontarians will get a “patient advocate” to help them when the health-care system stumbles and personal support workers — who aid the ill and seniors — can expect better wages, Health Minister Deb Matthews says. Read more here.
Inconsistent care made John Vary's final days more difficult for him and his family.
Read the article here.
A personal support worker at the Ina Grafton Gage Home in Scarborough has been charged with sexually assaulting a senior resident. Read more.
Community Paramedicine Programs Improving Access to Care for Seniors
Read the Government of Ontario's Press Release here.
Lasalle students record seniors' memories through scrapbooking at Finlandia's Hoivakoti long-term care facility.
Read Northern Life's article here.
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