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CBC Nursing Home Hidden Camer Investigation
Originally featured on CBC Marketplace: Hidden Camera 2019 What’s life really like for our loved ones living at long-term care homes? What happens when there are too few staff for the growing needs of the people living there? A CBC Marketplace producer wearing a hidden camera volunteers for weeks inside a Toronto nursing home. And...
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Government to deliver home care agency with Miranda Ferrier
President of OPSWA Miranda Ferrier Speaks to the Mass shortage of PSWs in the Province of Ontario. Mohawk College program bucking trend of declining enrolments while burned-out workers leave jobs. Lack of Personal Support Workers affects local home care and long-term care. A growing shortage of Personal Support Workers providing home care and long term...
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OPSWA speak to mass shortage of PSWs
OPSWA speaking to the issues with the mass shortage of PSWs in the Province of Ontario Personal support workers are the backbone of home care in Ontario. Full article available @ Ottawa Citizen
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Nursing Home Abuse and Violence
A Marketplace hidden camera investigation reveals nursing home abuse and violence. Originally posted by CBC Marketplace
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Home Care Ontario asking for additional funding
Home Care Ontario asking provincial government for additional $600M in funding The organization also launched an online campaign to raise awareness of their funding needs. The organization also launched an online awareness campaign, describing what it calls an “urgent need” for more home care in Ontario. About 28,000 professional caregivers provide home care to 730,000 Ontarians every year,...
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Government to deliver home care agency with Miranda Ferrier
OPSWA President Miranda Ferrier joined The Morning Show to discuss Wynne government employees to deliver home care agency. Originally posted by The Morning Show @ 640am
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Government to deliver home care agency with Miranda Ferrier
PSW’s, or personal support workers, provide up to 80 percent of the care for Ontario seniors and today. New data for caregivers will be ‘colossal waste of money,’ association president says. Originally Posted By York Region
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'No more hiding the secrets'- Ontario's long term care providers
Advocates for the elderly worry that another provincial inquiry – this one into the murder spree by a long-term care nurse – won’t be enough to protect the growing number of frail seniors at risk of neglect and abuse. “Enough with the inquires and research committees. It may be in the headlines now, but we’ve...
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Ontario Personal Support Worker Association representative shares her perspectives
Ontario Personal Support Worker Association representative shares her perspectives – April Hill, Co-Founder OPSWA The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association (OPSWA) has been focusing on some negative developments in the media as of late regarding personal support workers across Ontario. We want to respond to the article Caregiver crisis: One personal support worker’s story, yorkregion.com,...
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Caregiver crisis - Who's watching Mom and Dad?
Ontario Personal Support Worker Association members share – Debbie Jensen OPSWA York Region Representative & Lynn Steele OPSWA Lead Rep (now Compliance Officer) The Ontario Personal Support Worker Association (OPSWA) has been focusing on some negative developments in the media as of late regarding personal support workers across Ontario. We want to respond to the...
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