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Long Term Care, McGeer: “Proposals ignored because they are expensive”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Hire thousands of personal support workers (PSW) and place infection control specialists in long-term care homes, – as has been done in Quebec – a system to allow hospitals to support the long-term care industry and to ensure seniors don’t have to share a room in three or four. These are some of the various proposals Ontario doctors have made to protect LTC residents but which the government has rejected “as too expensive.” (more…)