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February 4, 2021

Building a Stronger Seniors’ Care System

The seniors’ care sector continues to be the hardest hit sector of the COVID-19 pandemic, with long-term care (LTC) remaining at the epicentre of this crisis. While we are thankful for the significant inves

The seniors’ care sector continues to be the hardest hit sector of the COVID-19 pandemic, with long-term care (LTC) remaining at the epicentre of this crisis. While we are thankful for the significant investments that the government has made to support the LTC sector during the first wave and into this second wave, the pandemic is far from over, and more must be done immediately.

In our 2021-22 Provincial Budget Submission, we outline the priority investments that must be included in the 2021 Ontario Budget to continue to support the LTC sector during COVID-19.

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February 4, 2021

Building a Stronger Seniors’ Care System

The seniors’ care sector continues to be the hardest hit sector of the COVID-19 pandemic, with long-term care (LTC) remaining at the epicentre of this crisis. While we are thankful for the significant inves
Letters to the Editor
January 14, 2021

Re: Campaign to fix LTC (January 13, 2021)

I am writing on behalf of AdvantAge Ontario in response to the launch of your recent campaign to encourage Toronto Star readers to sign an open letter calling for urgent action to fix the province’s failing long-term care (LTC) system.
News Releases
December 17, 2020

Statement

Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement related to the Ontario government’s release today of its Staffing Plan: A Better Place to Live; A Better Place to Work.
News Releases
November 3, 2020

“First of its Kind” Research on the Practice and Promise of Seniors’ Campuses of Care

At a time when there has never been a greater urgency to find better ways to maintain the health, well-being and safety of vulnerable seniors, newly released research from AdvantAge Ontario highlights a “made in Ontario” model that has been operating
News Releases
November 2, 2020

High Praise for Concrete Action to Address Understaffing in Long-Term Care Homes

Today’s announcement by the Ontario government that it plans to fund an average of four hours of care is tremendous news for current and future seniors living in the province’s long-term care homes.
Members in the News
September 11, 2020

Valley Manor Rebuilds

Member home Valley Manor was visited by Minister of Long-Term Care Merrilee Fullerton in early September as she shared news of the Ministry's updated development funding model. Valley Manor will now receive an added $4.3M to construct, plus a $250K u
News Releases
July 29, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Encouraged that LTC Commission Work Won’t Delay Immediate Government Action

The work of the province’s Long-Term Care Commission announced today will be vital to preparing and protecting residents from any future outbreaks. But equally important and encouraging is that the government is not planning on waiting for the Commis
News Releases
July 15, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Welcomes Enhanced Funding for Long-Term Care Development

AdvantAge Ontario welcomes today’s announcement by the Ministry of Long-Term Care (MOLTC) to modernize the Long-Term Care Development Program. This revised program supports the Association’s call for operators to access additional construction fundin
Members in the News
July 10, 2020

Five women perform for residents at Niagara seniors homes

During the pandemic, Laurie Gunton has focused her attention to bringing smiles and joy to the residents and staff at long-term-care homes across Niagara.
Members in the News
July 7, 2020

No active COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, retirement homes in Waterloo region

For the first time in months, there are no COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care and retirement homes in Waterloo region.