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Sep 12, 2022 – Learn at your pace. Access all the modules from our recent and highly successful webinar series on your own time, and benefit from valuable insights and advice in sessions developed and delivered by leading Ontario experts. Visit our new Online Learn
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Aug 18, 2022 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the Ontario government’s Plan to Stay Open: Health System Stability and Recovery: “Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes are focused on carin
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Jul 22, 2022 – “AdvantAge Ontario represents Ontario’s not-for-profit and municipal long-term care homes. Our members provide care anchored in compassion, respect and kindness. They work tirelessly every day to make their homes safe, welcoming, and comfortable f
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Jun 21, 2022 – Local Students Foster Community Connections with Seniors During the Pandemic In the early days of the pandemic, Joanna Lacaria, Chaplain at St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay, wanted to find a way for students to make a difference in the live
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May 31, 2022 – Toronto, Ontario (May 31, 2022) - The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Sue Graham-Nutter as Chair. Sue is the CEO of the Rekai Centres, a non-profit, charitable corporation that has two long-term care (LT
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May 19, 2022 – A coalition of not-for-profit long-term care and retirement homes have implemented policies that will require all staff, volunteers, and support workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To date, 42 homes have banded together to put those mandato
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Apr 28, 2022 – Statement from Lisa Levin, CEO, AdvantAge Ontario, the voice of not-for-profit seniors’ care: Today’s budget tabled at Queen’s Park includes much-needed measures, including funding for long-term care residents’ mental health, Behavioural Support U
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Mar 9, 2022 – Statement on government’s decision to lift vaccine mandates in long-term care “AdvantAge Ontario is very concerned with government’s decision to remove vaccine mandates from long-term care homes. In making this decision, government had to balan
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Jan 19, 2022 – Toronto, ON (January 19, 2022) – Today, AdvantAge Ontario Board Chair Connie Lacy and CEO Lisa Levin put forward critical funding priorities for the next provincial budget to strengthen and improve seniors’ care in Ontario. “We were starting to fe
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Jan 17, 2022 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the new provincial Minister of Long-Term Care: “On behalf of the members of AdvantAge Ontario, I want to congratulate Minister Paul Calandra on his recent appointment as
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Dec 13, 2021 – New research also shows Ontarians concerned about prevalence of for-profit New polling released today shows a large majority, or 70 per cent, of Ontarians believe long-term care homes should be operated as not-for-profit.
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Dec 2, 2021 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the Ontario government’s announcement today of loan guarantees for not-for-profit LTC homes: “Today’s announcement is a game changer for the not-for-profit long-term care se
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Nov 4, 2021 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following on the Ontario government’s Fall Economic Statement. “AdvantAge Ontario, the association representing Ontario non-profit and municipal long-term care homes, applauds government for the n
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Oct 28, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario represents more than 200 not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes in Ontario.
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Oct 27, 2021 – Ontario Government Should Change Course, Commit to Not-for-Profit Call follows revelation more than 60% of new LTC homes are corporate for-profit Toronto (October 27, 2021) — All government funding for the development of new long-term care beds
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Oct 26, 2021 – “The vast majority of homes – particularly our members, which are comprised of non-profits, municipal and charitable homes – want to do everything possible to protect seniors and provide high quality care. That said, there is no doubt there are some
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Oct 21, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario released the following statement on the Ontario government’s call for new long-term care development proposals “AdvantAge Ontario is pleased with the news yesterday from the Minister of Long-Term Care Rod Phillips that government
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Oct 6, 2021 – Statement on Government's LTC Staffing Announcement: “Today’s announcement is tremendous news and a watershed moment for long-term care in Ontario. This is a massive investment that we are pleased to see going to every long-term care home in the p
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Oct 4, 2021 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the Ontario government’s throne speech. “AdvantAge Ontario, the voice for not-for-profit and municipal long-term care in Ontario, commends the government for prioritizing lo
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Oct 1, 2021 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the government’s announcement of mandatory vaccines for LTC staff. “We are extremely relieved that government is taking this action to mandate vaccines for all LTC staff. Ou
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Sep 28, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario, the association representing non-profit long-term care homes in Ontario, is calling on government to treat their homes differently than those in the for-profit sector, by increasing investments and making changes allowing them to p
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Sep 15, 2021 – A frustrated group of 15 Ontario not-for-profit and municipal long-term care and retirement homes today criticized government for failing to introduce mandatory vaccinations and announced they will instead do it themselves.
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Aug 31, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario released the following statement on Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act. Ontario’s not-for-profit long-term care (LTC) homes are urgently calling on the Ontario government to demonstrate
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Aug 26, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario released the following statement on mandory vaccines for all healthcare workers. Ontario’s not-for-profit long-term care (LTC) homes are urgently calling on the Ontario government to demonstrate leadership by implementing a ma
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Aug 17, 2021 – Statement on Government's Vaccination Policy While we applaud the government for moving towards a vaccination policy today for high-risk settings and for implementing third doses for long-term care and some retirement homes, AdvantAge Ontario is v