An expert panel appointed by Ontario’s Conservative government is echoing what advocates have long called for: Increased staffing in long-term care homes to provide a minimum average of four-hours of care a day for residents.

The long-awaited long-term care staffing study underscores that more funding will be needed to achieve the goal. One estimate from the organization that represents not-for profit long-term care homes puts the cost at around $550 million to hire more personal support workers and nurses.

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