Long-term care staffing plan welcomed, but lack of urgency and legislated action will continue to devastate residents, their loved ones, and staff for years to come
Upcoming webinar: Continuing the conversation - Mobilizing collective action for long-term care reform in Canada
With ICU cases climbing toward potentially devastating levels, health organizations plead for Ontarians to celebrate holiday season safely
Nurses urge dedicated funding for infection prevention and control to combat wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes
Nurses and other healthcare workers in the frontlines of Ontario’s COVID-19 pandemic – especially in long term care, but increasingly in other sectors – are experiencing trauma. This is the result of sheer exhaustion, insufficient and late government action leading to escalating spread of COVID-19, episodes of public disregard for the necessary rules to contain the virus, and the excruciating loss of lives. And there is more – the muzzling of healthcare workers’ voices.