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  • Ontario Taking Action on Key Recommendations from Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System

    BURLINGTON — Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, was at The Village of Tansley Woods to announce the government and the sector have completed a total of 18 recommendations in response to the key recommendations in the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System, including a directive from Minister Fullerton to long-term care homes on safe medication management.

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  • Ontario Increasing Support for Long-Term Care Residents in Whitby

    WHITBY — Today, the Honourable Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, and Lorne Coe, MPP for Whitby, were at Fairview Lodge to announce Ontario is funding specialized long-term care support for residents with complex needs through its Behavioural Specialized Unit pilot program. The pilot program will help relieve hospital capacity pressures by helping patients with complex behaviours move from hospitals to long-term care homes faster.    

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  • Ontario Enhancing Support for Long-Term Care Residents

    MISSISSAUGA — Today, the Honourable Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, and MPPs Kaleed Rasheed, Rudy Cuzzetto and Deepak Anand were at Cooksville Care Centre to announce Ontario is funding specialized long-term care support for residents with complex needs through its Behavioural Specialized Unit pilot program. The pilot program will help relieve hospital capacity pressures by helping patients with complex behaviours move from hospitals to long-term care homes faster.

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  • Ontario Investing in New Long-Term Care Beds

    TORONTO — Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, was joined by Effie Triantafilopoulos, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Long-Term Care, and Kinga Surma, MPP for Etobicoke Centre, at Runnymede Healthcare Centre to announce the government is re-affirming its commitment to allocate 200 new long-term care beds to the Runnymede Long-Term Care Home project in Toronto.

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  • Ontario One Step Closer to Creating 15,000 New Long-Term Care Beds

    Ontario is now accepting applications from current and potential operators to build new long-term care beds and redevelop existing ones in Ontario. These long-term care beds are part of the government's commitment to build 15,000 new beds and redevelop 15,000 existing beds over five years. 

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  • Ontario Investing in More Than 500 Long-Term Care Beds in Bruce-Grey

    OWEN SOUND — Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, was joined by Effie Triantafilopoulos, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Long-Term Care, and Bill Walker, Associate Minister of Energy and MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, at Maple View Long-Term Care Residence to announce the government is moving forward with long-term care development projects that will improve access for families in Bruce-Grey by allocating almost 200 new long-term care beds and redeveloping more than 300 existing beds to modern design standards.

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  • Ontario Extends Long-Term Care Funding to Ensure Quality Care for Patients

    OTTAWA - Today, the Honourable Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that after consulting with stakeholders, Ontario is extending the High Wage Transition Fund and the Structural Compliance Fund while it works on developing new programs to improve how long-term care is delivered in Ontario. 

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  • Ontario Investing in Almost 1,000 New Long-Term Care Beds in Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Hamilton and Niagara

    GRIMSBY — Across the province, there are more than 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, putting strain on the health care system and leaving residents waiting too long for the care they desperately need. The government is taking swift action and delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care by adding more long-term care beds in communities across Ontario.

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  • Ontario Taking Immediate Action to Improve Long-Term Care System

    WOODSTOCK - Today, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, issued the following statement regarding Justice Gillese, Commissioner of the Public Inquiry's final report of the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System:  

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  • Ontario Investing in New Long-Term Care Beds in Mississauga

    MISSISSAUGA — Across the province, there are more than 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, straining the health care system and leaving residents waiting too long for care. Ontario is taking swift action and delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care by adding more long-term care beds in communities across Ontario.

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  • Ontario Investing in New Long-Term Care Beds in Brampton

    BRAMPTON — Across the province, there are more than 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, straining the health care system and leaving residents waiting too long for care. Ontario is taking swift action and delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care by adding more long-term care beds in communities across Ontario.

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  • Ontario Putting Prince Edward County Seniors at the Centre of a Connected Health Care System

    PICTON — Across the province, there are over 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, straining the health care system and leaving patients waiting too long for care. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is delivering on its commitment to end hallway health care by adding more long-term care beds in communities across Ontario.

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