Tag: LongTerm

Quebec premier says 31 people have died at troubled long-term care home

A police investigation is underway at a private long-term care facility in western Montreal where Quebec Premier Francois Legault said 31 people have died since March 13. Legault told reporters Saturday that at least five people at the Residence Herron in Dorval, Que., now under government trusteeship, died after testing positive for COVID-19, which continues…

Desperate long-term care homes struggle to find staff as COVID-19 sickens resident and sidelines workers

Struggling to fill empty shifts for front-line workers, the Rekai Centres’ long-term care staff telephoned 1,000 former health-care interns asking for their help. Fourteen agreed. Only eight appeared for work. And one didn’t return the following day. “I think overall people are afraid of being in homes with COVID,” said Rekai Centres CEO Sue Graham-Nutter.…

COVID-19 detected in long-term care workers at three Nova Scotia residences

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia is confirming three workers at separate long-term care homes have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in two days. The latest positive is for a worker at the Magnolia residential care home in Enfield. It is the third of 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19 announced today for the province, bringing the total to…

Raptors, Bucks in a fun game with zero long-term implications

That games didn’t turn out the way too many of you expected, did it? The rested team at home against the guys playing their third game in four nights was going to go the other way, I bet you thought. Well, the Bucks are really good, the Raptors were really good but not for long…