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Fall 2023 Newsletter

Welcome Fall! It has been a very full summer season for Concerned Friends and yet there is so much still to come before we wrap up 2023. Our fall newsletter is out and we’ve highlighted all the great things happening. Read it here: https://mailchi.mp/concernedfriends/fall-2023-newsletter

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Concerned Friends in the news! LTC had flaws well before COVID

Concerned Friends in the news! Read our letter to the editor published in the Toronto Star. Long-Term Care had flaws well before COVID. Our comments regarding the Ombudsman’s report on Long-Term Care inspections during the pandemic. https://torontostar.pressreader.com/article/282441353691633

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Concerned Friends seeking a Treasurer

Concerned Friends has an opening on its Board of Directors for a Treasurer. As Board Treasurer, you will join an active operational Board of Directors to lead the financial strategy, management and accountability of the organization. We are an active operational Board committed to advancing …

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Ombudson Ontario report: Lessons for the long term

Last Thursday, the Ombudsman for Ontario, Paul Dubé released a lengthy report outlining his investigation into the Ministry of Long-Term Care’s oversight of long-term care homes through inspection and enforcement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full report HERE, as well as remarks by Mr. …

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The Butterfly Model of Dementia Care in LTC

There are many diseases that result in a gradual cognitive decline that eventually becomes so significant and highly debilitating, it severely impacts the way an individual goes about their daily life and interacts with the world. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe the symptoms and …

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Consultation on Safe Long-Term Care Act

The Federal government has launched a consultation in advance of new Long-Term Care (LTC) legislation. This is an important opportunity for all Canadians to advocate for change in the system that can impact current and future LTC residents. Here is the survey link: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/programs/consultation-safe-long-term-care.html We …

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Summer 2023 Newsletter

Our summer newsletter is out! We are so happy to feel the warmth of summer once again. Read it HERE.

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