Ontario must increase funding and staffing at the province's nursing homes | CBC

by Faiz Ahmed last modified 2019-07-31T14:36:08-04:00
"The recommendations will take political will and money. Among them: The ministry of Long-Term Care should conduct a study to determine adequate staffing levels on day, evening and night shifts — and report on that study by July 31, 2020. ... Increase funding for staffing as determined by that study. At times, Wettlaufer was the only nurse working on a night shift, overseeing 99 patients with no oversight. ... Increase the number of registered nurses and registered practical nurses in long-term care homes. ... Limit the use of temp-agency nurses, who go into long-term care homes with little knowledge of the residents and procedures, to fill staffing holes. ..."
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