The price of failing to learn

For decades governments have watched the crisis unfold in long-term care. They have vowed to fix care homes and have utterly failed to do so

The core of the problems stems from long-standing underfunding and understaffing at these homes, along with incredibly lax government regulations and oversight. That has nothing to do with COVID-19 and everything to do with political choices

Crisis Of Care

Doug Ford has been heartbroken — repeatedly — over the horrid conditions inside Ontario’s long-term-care homes. Back in 2003, it was George Smitherman, health minister in the Liberal government of the day, who was moved to tears by the state of care,...

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