Will there be enough long-term care facilities to accommodate them? Seniors living in new or newly renovated long-term care homes are experiencing first-hand the tremendous benefits these homes provide for their care and comfort. With 90% of residents living with some level of cognitive impairment in long-term care homes province-wide, newer homes create a better,
本报记者 安省长期护理协会报告指出，随人口老化，越来越多长者需要长期护理院提供服务，但目前多伦多有90%长者仍生活在的长期护理院，相关长期护理院大多落后及不足，需要进行现代化改革，及增加更多特殊服务，以满足未来社会所需。 安省长期护理协会（Ontario Long Term Care Association）昨天发表报告指出，长者生活在新的或重新修建的长期护理院，正经历全新照顾及舒适的巨大好处。但目前安省约90%长者仍是生活在水准较差的长期护理院，这情况必须改善，因为住客及职员在新院舍中都会获得更佳、更安全的环境。 协会首席行政总监查迪亚（Candace Chartier）表示，近年大多区需要得到长期护理服务的长者大幅上升，很多长者仍居住在原有的住所，而这些居所需要改建装修。另外，很多患有痴呆症的长者得不到所需的支援，无法令他们有较舒适及安全的环境。 Read more at Dushi.
In 2015, more than 100,000 Ontarians relied on services provided by long-term care homes, the majority requiring care for complex conditions such as dementia. Over the next decade it is anticipated that there will be 50% more seniors over the age of 75 and by extension a growth in the number of people with complex needs who require long-term care services.
Almost half of all long term seniors’ care homes in Ontario need to be rebuilt or renovated, but government subsidies to help them do so are falling short, says a new industry report.
Dr. Eric Hoskins was in Etobicoke today to announce a $10-million funding increase to assist seniors with challenging and complex behaviours associated with dementia and other mental health issues.
The Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home in Gore Bay has again taken first place in a campaign contest put on by the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLCTA), thanks in large part to local residents, family and friends’ support.
GORE BAY—The Manitoulin Lodge Nursing Home has launched and is encouraging Island residents to participate in a letter writing campaign, calling on the province to take action to help provide for better care for seniors in Ontario. “It’s a campaign we are participating in called the Better Senior Care campaign, through the Ontario Long Term
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