Across the country but nowhere more clearly than in quebec and ontario the pandemic took an existing staffing crisis in care homes and turned it into a full fledged disaster the long term care sector lacked the surge capacity to compensate for workers falling sick and when facilities closed their doors to family visits in an effort to protect residents from the virus they essentially lost an informal workforce family members who regularly feed dress and sometimes even bathe their . There is no excuse for the deaths at long term care and hospital facilities it was a preventable tragedy even a cursory look online illustrates that we could have minimized the deaths in the two most at risk segments of our population seniors with serious illnesses and the courageous front line health workers who care for them. A preventable tragedy palliative care doctor dr amit arya says weve failed long term care residents posted december 25 2020 december 24 2020 by ismaila alfa and dr amit arya metro morning with ismaila alfa dr amit arya is a palliative care physician who works in long term care facilities and is an ontario health coalition board member click here for interview ohc . A toronto long term care doctor is calling on the military to help support a scarborough nursing home battling a massive covid 19 outbreak. For the safety and the dignity of the residents the workloads for long term care workers must be addressed so they can provide the care that is needed as a union representing more than 30000 health care workers unifor has pushed back against low wages the preference for part time jobs and the heavy workloads and has called for greater government funding to address all these issues and more
How it works:
1. Register Trial Account.
2. Download The Books as you like ( Personal use )