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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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Jan 17, 2022 – Seniors’ care in Ontario has been devastated by the pandemic. Though the government’s recent initiatives will change thousands of lives for the better, it is not the end of the road. We must keep going to deliver generational change that makes Ontari
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Jan 7, 2022 – Are you interested in putting your name forward to help out by working with long-term care homes? Are you a long-term care home looking urgently for staff? Click here to access the Ontario Matching Portal to find out more.
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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
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Aug 10, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario released the following statement on mandory vaccines.
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Jul 28, 2021 – The annual AdvantAge Ontario Awards Program helps recognize and celebrate the outstanding people and programs that have truly made a difference in not-for-profit senior care. Association full members are encouraged to submit nominations by Friday, Au
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Jun 25, 2021 – It is commonplace to hear about the dangers and downfalls of nursing homes.
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Jun 7, 2021 – You might call it gardening, but for residents at the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Centre, it's called horticulture therapy.
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May 21, 2021 – The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Constance (Connie) Lacy as Chair. Connie Lacy is the Director of Seniors’ Services for the Region of Waterloo, where she is responsible for long-term care, seniors’ supp
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Apr 30, 2021 – AdvantAge Ontario, the Association representing Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes, welcomes today’s final report from Ontario’s Independent Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission.