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Avalon Care Centre coping with ‘skyrocketing’ dementia cases

With the average life expectancy increasing, Canada has more senior citizens than ever before, and along with this increase comes a need for improvements in long-term care facilities. In areas with a growing population like Orangeville, this means more people than ever put pressure on those facilities to keep up with a growing demand for

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CLAC Endorses OLTCA’s Better Seniors’ Care Campaign

Toronto—CLAC strongly endorses the Ontario Long Term Care Association’s (OLTCA) Better Seniors’ Care campaign, outlined by Candace Chartier, the association’s CEO, during an address today at a luncheon held by the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto. The OLTCA’s campaign focuses on three key initiatives that it is asking the Ontario government to undertake. 1.

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Nursing home group wants more beds, bigger construction subsidy

The largest group of long-term care operators in Ontario is calling for a dramatic increase in spending on nursing homes. The province should create 10,000 new long-term care beds in the next five years and boost its subsidy for older nursing homes to rebuild, says the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) in its pre-budget

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