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May 16, 2024 – The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Steven Harrison as Chair. Steven is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Tri-County Mennonite Homes, a multi-site seniors’ care and developmental disabilities
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Mar 26, 2024 – Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, which represents more than 500 providers of long-term care, seniors’ housing, supportive housing and community service agencies: “Today’s budget includes important investments aimed directly at th
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Mar 20, 2024 – AdvantAge Ontario believes that increased funding in the next provincial budget should focus on four critical areas: > Health human resources > Long-term care level of care funding > Long-term care capital development > Assisted living in seniors
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Feb 25, 2024 – Too many seniors are entering long-term care homes prematurely, according to AdvantAge Ontario, which is calling on government to create more housing specifically targeted at the province’s aging population. “Long-term care beds should be treated
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Dec 6, 2023 – Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, which represents 500 providers of long-term care, seniors’ housing, supportive housing and community service agencies: “The Auditor General has made it clear that Government must address price gou
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Sep 12, 2023 – Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, which represents more than 480 providers of long-term care, seniors’ housing, supportive housing and community service agencies: “Today we welcomed great news that the government has committed to
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Sep 7, 2023 – Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, which represents more than 480 providers of long-term care, seniors’ housing, supportive housing and community service agencies: “Today’s report by Ontario’s Ombudsman does not tell the whole stor
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Mar 23, 2023 – Statement on 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 lon
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Mar 22, 2023 – Statement by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, the association that represents Ontario’s not-for-profit and municipal LTC homes: "We appreciate that the Government has continued to consult the not-for-profit LTC sector on changes to COVID-19
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Mar 1, 2023 – AdvantAge Ontario, which represents non-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes in this province, is proud to be leading the charge on temporary staffing agencies. We are pleased that government has responded so quickly to our reques
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Feb 14, 2023 – Non-Profit LTC Homes Are Being Gouged by Some Temporary Staffing Agencies AdvantAge Ontario survey shows exorbitant fees, unsustainable situation
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Feb 13, 2023 – Non-Profit LTC Homes Are Being Gouged by Some Temporary Staffing Agencies AdvantAge Ontario survey shows exorbitant fees, unsustainable situation
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Feb 7, 2023 – Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, released the following statement on the new Health Care Funding Plan "We are pleased to see movement on a long-term, stable funding agreement between Ottawa and the provinces. As attention shifts to a bilat
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Nov 25, 2022 – "The changes to Ontario’s Construction Funding Subsidy for long-term care is amazing news for not-for-profit homes. By providing those homes with greater upfront funding, this measure will lead to thousands more not-for-profit beds being built in the
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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