long-term care homes

Ford government takes over Toronto long-term care home after 27 coronavirus deaths

An additional long-term care home has been taken over by Ontario after it was unable to control a coronavirus outbreak.

Sam Edwards

Wife takes dishwashing job at nursing home so she can see husband during pandemic

A Florida woman took a dishwashing job at a nursing home in order to see her husband after they weren’t able to hug for 114 days as a result of the pandemic.

Sam Edwards

Canada's long-term care system reported to have failed elders

A highly critical report released says that Canada has failed to protect elders residing in long-term care before and during the pandemic.

Sam Edwards

Trudeau blames high death rate of seniors in long-term care homes on provincial governments

In response to a recent report on the high death rate of long-term care residents, Prime Minister Trudeau said it's the provincial governments responsibility.

Quinn Patrick

Ontario will fully fund nursing homes regardless of lower occupancies

Long-term care facilities are receiving full funding from the province for the remainder of 2020 despite mandated reduced occupancy rates.

Sam Edwards

Class-action lawsuit issued on behalf of Ontario long-term care home residents

A class action proceeding has been issued by Thompson Rogers claiming damages of $15 million on behalf of families and residents of a Woodbridge home.

Sam Edwards

Visits to those suffering neglect in care homes must be allowed to resume

“My mom is calling every day asking why I don’t want to visit her anymore... She does not know what is going on, why she can’t leave, and why I cannot come and see her."

John Carpay

Class-action lawsuit filed against Altamont nursing home by families of coronavirus victims

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against another Ontario nursing home alleging negligence over the way it handled the coronavirus pandemic.

Sam Edwards

Toronto man stages hunger strike outside of long-term care home

A Toronto man has started a protest in response to the critical military report regarding the rough conditions being seen in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

Sam Edwards

The coronavirus exposes the need for compassionate palliative care

Many are left wondering why we can crowd around in a Walmart or Canadian Tire, but are not able to be with our loved ones in the final days of their life.

Jeremy Patzer

Nursing home deaths do not justify society's lockdowns

Using the excessive numbers of fatalities at nursing homes to justify the overly cautious behaviour of those who are at minimal risk is an insult to those who need our care most.

Libby Emmons

BREAKING: CAF members in long-term care homes say they became whistleblowers after inaction by Trudeau government

Troops claim they went to the press to reveal the mistreatment of seniors in long-term care homes because of inaction on the part of the Trudeau government.

Barrett Wilson

BREAKING: Ford visibly emotional, calls for justice for long-term care home residents

Doug Ford has discussed the healthcare crisis in Ontario's long-term care home, telling reporters that there will be justice for the affected families.

Nico Johnson

BREAKING: Trudeau addresses serious allegations of mistreatment of residents in long-term care homes

Justin Trudeau made some emotional comments in a press conference today regarding allegations of mistreatment and mismanagement in Ontario's long-term care homes.

Nico Johnson

Governors are preoccupied with 'resisting' Trump as senior citizens suffer and die in their long-term care homes

A young man who beat up his elderly roommate in a Detroit nursing home was there due to Whitmer's executive order forcing facilities to accept coronavirus patients.

Libby Emmons