Many long-term care homes in need of upgrades, industry group says

Nearly half of Ontario’s long-term care home residents live in facilities in need of upgrades, and an association representing the operators of those facilities wants whoever wins the June 12 election to do something to improve the situation.

And with the number of seniors across the province expected to see a rapid rise, the entire situation is a “ticking time bomb,” according to Candice Chartier, CEO of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association.

Chartier was in Kitchener on Wednesday as part of a province-wide tour timed to coincide with the election campaign.

Read the rest at CTV Kitchener.

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