‘We just need help’: Petition on long-term care improvements to be presented in Ontario legislature

France Gelinas, Ontario NDP health critic and Nickel Belt MPP, is planning to present a petition in the legislature this week urging the provincial government to prioritize long-term care improvements in the next budget.

Almost 500 signatures are from residents and staff at the Elizabeth Centre — a long-term care home in Greater Sudbury, Ont.

Gelinas met with them last Friday to hear their stories.

“The ones who have been there for some time, they all say the same thing,” Gelinas said.

“‘The staff used to have more time with me. Now I feel rushed all the time.'”

Read the rest at CBC News Sudbury

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