Reader’s Letter: Immediate Changes Needed To Improve Long-Term Care System

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Let’s go for excellent long-term care and nursing homes.

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Most of us will need some form of help at the end of our lives, and many of us will need long-term care to stay out of the hospital.

Two changes must be made immediately: frequent surprise inspections with consequences, plus minimum staffing standards.

The next goal would be for all amenities to be accountable to residents and their families, not to for-profit corporations and their investors.

With the provincial elections approaching, it’s time for candidates to let us know where they stand on improving long-term care.

Karen Demers, Windsor

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