March 23, 2023
Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, on the Ontario Budget 2023:
“AdvantAge Ontario is pleased to see in today’s budget significant investments for long-term care targeting key areas of need. Top among these are new funding for infection prevention and control leads in every long-term care home, much-needed resources for staff education and training, and increases to tackle the major inflationary pressures facing homes – most notably rapidly rising food costs.
These are all priorities that our Association raised in the lead up to the budget, and we appreciate the government’s response to our advocacy.
In the coming days, we look forward to getting more details regarding investments for seniors’ care to support our members in their dedicated efforts to provide quality care for the province’s most vulnerable people.”
AdvantAge Ontario has been the trusted voice for not-for-profit senior care for over 100 years and is the only provincial association representing the full spectrum of the senior care continuum. Our more than 470 members are located across the province and include not-for-profit, charitable, and municipal long-term care homes, seniors’ housing, assisted living in supportive housing and community service agencies.
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