OPSEU Diablogue: Matthews seeks to enhance nursing home inspections – how about enough inspectors to get the job done?

For more than 30 minutes a resident of The Wexford went on a rampage, roaming the halls of the Scarborough long-term care facility, battering one woman before leaving his own floor and heading upstairs to kill another. It wasn’t the … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Vulnerable seniors: Nursing homes could wait five years for a full inspection

It could take more than five years before all of Ontario’s nursing homes receive a full inspection by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Further, the complaints hotline overwhelmed inspection teams with 2,719 complaints last year, leaving many … Continue reading →