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November 21, 2017

AdvantAge Ontario Comments on Schedule 5 of Bill 160

On Monday, AdvantAge Ontario Board Chair Jane Joris and Interim CEO Bob Morton shared the perspective of not-for-profit long term care homes to the Standing Committee on General Government on Schedule 5 of Bill 160.

On Monday, AdvantAge Ontario Board Chair Jane Joris and Interim CEO Bob Morton shared the perspective of not-for-profit long term care homes to the Standing Committee on General Government on Schedule 5 of Bill 160. To read our detailed submission and our remarks, visit the Submissions page.



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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health; Dr. Frances-Morton Chang; Dan Buchanan, Director of Financial Policy, AdvantAge Ontario

 

October 27, 2017

Perley Rideau, Ottawa Hospital launch ‘cutting edge’ elderly patient diversion unit

A new partnership will return more hospitalized seniors to their homes, diverting them from extensive long-term care wait lists and freeing up hospital beds.
October 27, 2017

New unit at Perley Rideau key to reducing hospital overcrowding

A key piece in Ontario’s plan to reduce hospital overcrowding was launched Friday at Ottawa’s Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre with the announcement of a 20-bed unit aimed at getting frail elderly patients out of hospital beds and into a mor
October 25, 2017

New opportunities for long term care

Eight long term care operators say they have to leave Toronto because they can't afford the cost anymore, especially with new provincial regulations that require more space per patient. We speak to two people who say this is a new opportunity.
September 12, 2017

Scholarship honours former nursing home resident

H.J. McFarland Memorial Home presented the Jean Lynch Scholarship Award to staff member Stephanie Thurston.
September 5, 2017

$100K for Sherwood Park Manor

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville agreed to donate $100,000 for repairs to Sherwood Park Manor on Tuesday as local mayors lamented that the money is a drop in the bucket toward the cash-strapped long-term care facility’s financial needs.