Now is the time for Premier to commit to a moratorium on for-profit long-term care, bed expansion only in municipal and non-profit homes

TORONTO, ON – Care and staff levels reforms to improve care quality in long-term care are needed now and the Ontario government should put an immediate focus on expanding beds only in non-profit homes while placing a moratorium on new for-profit beds, says Candace Rennick the secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)…

Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

PETERBOROUGH, ON –Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario’s long-term care homes. An in-depth, peer-reviewed investigative study on violence against staff in Ontario long-term care homes has just been published. The study, titled “Breaking Point: Violence Against Long-term Care Staff,”…

Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

LONDON, ON –Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario’s long-term care homes. An in-depth, peer-reviewed investigative study on violence against staff in Ontario long-term care homes has just been published. The study, titled “Breaking Point: Violence Against Long-term Care Staff,”…

Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

SARNIA, ON –Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario’s long-term care homes. An in-depth, peer-reviewed investigative study on violence against staff in Ontario long-term care homes has just been published. The study, titled “Breaking Point: Violence Against Long-term Care Staff,”…

Ontario long-term care staff at “breaking point;” new study and poll on workplace violence released Monday in Sarnia

SARNIA, ON – Two new reports that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff working at Ontario long-term care homes, are being released at a media conference on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sarnia Public Library, 124 Christina Street South, Sarnia. The study titled, “Breaking Point: Violence…

96% of Sudbury and northern Ontario long-term care RPNs and PSWs experience violence

SUDBURY, ON –Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario’s long-term care homes including those in Sudbury and northern Ontario. An in-depth, peer-reviewed investigative study on violence against staff in Ontario long-term care homes has just been published. The study, titled…