Long-term care homes lacking

It’s a retirement home that features several recreation rooms, a main-floor café, fireplaces, big screen TVs, a second floor balcony overlooking a courtyard and a dining room on each floor.

It might not sound like your average long-term care residence — probably because it’s not.

But it is the benchmark the Ontario Long Term Care Association wants to make standard across the province in the future, as part of its new campaign.

“What we feel through Better Seniors’ Care is that every single resident in long-term care deserves to be in a place like Trinity Village,” said the association’s CEO Candace Chartier, during a visit to the Kitchener retirement home last Thursday.

Read the rest of the story at the Kitchener Post.