AdvantAge Ontario News

Highlighting AdvantAge Ontario media activity and member “good news” stories from across the province.

Media contact: Debbie Humphreys, Senior Director, Corporate and Public Affairs, 905.851.8821 x 233

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Releases

Members in the News
June 2, 2020

Shelburne long-term care home finds creative way for face-to-face visits

Less than a month after an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared over, a long-term care facility in Shelburne has found a way to help families and loved ones see each other face to face.
News Releases
May 27, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario – Immediate Action Needed to Support Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes

In the wake of the disturbing report from the Canadian Armed Forces released yesterday, the Association representing Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes is urging the provincial government to act now on immediate n
Members in the News
May 21, 2020

BT Bright Spot: 84-year-old Toronto man sews masks at retirement home

Nicole Servinis fills in for Dina as she takes some time off. Today's BT Bright Spot is brought to you from the Villa Colombo retirement home in Toronto. Domenico Dipilla has been sewing masks at the home to help protect other residents.
News Releases
May 20, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Supports Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Yesterday, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that the provincial government will be launching a commission into Ontario’s long-term care system beginning in September.
Members in the News
May 15, 2020

Volunteers pay noisy tributes in Bracebridge during Nurses Week

It was noisy at the Pines Long-Term Care Home on Wednesday, May 13 as those who worked inside the building were honoured throughout the day.