Long-Term Care

40 articles
by Katherine S. McGilton Dana Cooper

One Solution to the Long-Term Care Crisis: Nurse Practitioners

The pandemic has brutally exposed vulnerabilities in long-term care homes, but one solution is hiding in plain sight: nurse practitioners.

by Marcia Sokolowski Andria Bianchi

Informed Consent: Should geriatric populations be told about limited representation in vaccine clinical trials?

There are ethical questions over whether certain seniors in long-term care or their designated decision-makers have the information needed to give informed consent to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

by A group of very concerned physicians, researchers and advocates

Ontario’s long-term care sector is in a grave humanitarian crisis

We are a group of physicians, researchers and advocates who have come together to express our grave concern for the safety and well-being of Ontarians who reside in long-term care (LTC) homes.

by Jackie Brown

The dangers of financialized long-term care

Financialized homes had a death toll of 6.2 per cent. In contrast, non-profit homes had a mortality rate of 3.1 per cent while municipal homes did best at 1.1 per cent.

by Denise S. Cloutier Kelli Stajduhar

If not now, when? Applying a palliative approach in long-term care

by Madeleine Ritts

The crisis of privatized care in Ontario

by Larry W. Chambers Hanna Levy Eva Liu

The Longevity Economy: Housing policies for an aging population

by Peter Allatt Claudia Barned Bob Parke

Is less really better? Eliminating 3- and 4-bed ward rooms in long-term care homes

by Kelli Stajduhar Denise S. Cloutier

Not scared of dying but of dying scared

by Joshua Tepper

We Can’t Go Back

by Pat Armstrong Sharon Straus

What’s missing from discussions on nursing homes

by Dafna Izenberg Ryan Hinds Joshua Tepper

Where should Ontario’s 30,000 new long-term beds go?

by Wilson Kwong Francine Buchanan Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith

Why do people have to wait 12 years for an ethnic nursing home?

by Wendy Glauser Maureen Taylor Debra Bournes

Why do so many nursing home residents end up in emergency departments?

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