Concerned Friends sends the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Rod Phillips, a Call to Action to address the Omicron crisis in LTC homes. Click here to see the letter.
Concerned Friends made a submission to the Ontario Regulatory Registry and the Standing Committee on Bill 37, Providing More Care, Protecting Seniors, and Building More Beds Act, 2021. For a copy of Concerned Friends submission click here. Our 33 recommendations fall under the following key areas. Increase Accountability, Enforcement and Funding For Compliance. Reform the Health
Concerned Friends sends Prime Minister Trudeau our recommendations to transform long-term care with key areas identified; Canada’s history of underfunding in LTC; the current health human resources shortage in LTC; the establishment of national quality standards and requirements for LTC homes to ensure the safety and excellent care of residents. See the letter here transforming
Concerned Friends sends the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care a Call to Action for all persons providing services or conducting activities in a long-term care facility to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to protect residents and staff in long-term care homes. We are seeking our government to mandate this vaccination requirement through law, regulation,
Concerned Friends sends the Premier and Ministers of Health and Long-Term Care a Call to Action in five key areas; Staffing, Annual Resident Quality Inspections, Advisory Group, Infection Control and National Standards. "We stand united with the many groups including doctors voicing outrage over the government’s failure to 'put an iron ring around' our most
Concerned Friends was one of the 100 organizations that participated in the Ontario Health Coalition's Zoom Press Conference on January 22 representing more than one million families of loved ones in long-term care, residents, care workers, health professionals, advocacy groups, seniors’ groups and community groups. Collectively they delivered a powerful message to Premier Ford calling
Concerned Friends participated in the Ontario Health Coalition Day of Action in Guelph on October 8 to create political pressure to expose the lack of action to improve care in long-term care and to push for an end to for-profit privatization of long-term care.
Concerned Friends submitted a letter to Premier Ford, detailing three priority areas of focus for LTC homes in Ontario: staffing, annual resident quality inspection and cross-sector sharing and support. We also requested the opportunity to be a part of the Commission.
Concerned Friends added our voice to the Ontario Health Coalition Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford regarding the commission and the immediate measures needed in long-term care facilities.
Concerned Friends supports the work that Family Councils Ontario has been providing with their updates and resources relating to COVID 19. Family Councils Ontario works with long-term care residents' families, Family Councils, and home staff in Long-Term Care Homes across Ontario.