U.S., Canada ‘not that different’ in LTC staff response to pandemic work conditions: study
Feb 19, 2021
“We talk about how great Canada’s healthcare system is vis-à-vis that of the United States … but we are not that different when it comes to long-term care,” the researchers say.
Researchers testing LTC wastewater to catch COVID outbreaks earlier
Dec 01, 2020
Canadian researchers have started testing wastewater samples from long-term care facilities in hopes that it will help identify increases in COVID-19 cases faster.
Shared nursing home bathrooms, bedrooms tied to larger COVID outbreaks
Nov 11, 2020
Crowded facilities are more likely to experience larger and deadlier COVID-19 outbreaks, finds a study of 600 nursing homes in Ontario. There, 60% of residents live in shared rooms.
81 percent of COVID-19 deaths here are nursing home-related — double the average; global rates ‘both...
Jul 01, 2020
More than 80% of all COVID-19 deaths in Canada are from long-term care facilities and retirement homes, according to a new analysis from the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
Without confession, nursing home serial killer might never have been caught
Aug 01, 2019
After two years of investigation, a Canadian inquiry has found that an eight-time nursing home murderer would have eluded detection without her self-provoked confession.
Improving resident safety and efficiency
Jul 28, 2014
Families trust us to keep their loved ones safe and to provide top-quality care. Some days are more hectic than others, and on those chaotic days, the Real-Time Locating System helps us function efficiently...
Early intellectual stimulation may result in better cognition in older adults
Stephanie H. Kim
Jul 28, 2014
Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.
Avison Young negotiates sale of $14 million facility
Jul 15, 2014
Avison Young assisted American Senior Living LC with the sale of Sudley Manor House, a 78-bed assisted living and memory care unit located in Manassas, VA. American Senior Living is the original developer...
Don’t be so humble — it’s Canada D’eh!
Jul 03, 2014
Here’s what I’ve decided. Canada is the long-term care employee of the world.
Lost in a nursing home elevator — and lived to not talk about it
Jun 20, 2013
Here’s one that slipped through the cracks, and I’m beating myself up about it. How did I miss the McKnight’s story about Rosalie, the 87-year-old nursing home resident who was trapped...