The road to providing a solution to the staffing crisis in Ontario has led to a plan by the Ontario Government to fund nursing homes to hire more workers, with the aim for each resident to receive an average of four hours of daily hands-on care by March 31, 2025.
Ethically and otherwise, healthcare facilities have to have enough nurse staff on hand, so they can adequately care for the medical needs of all patients without overworking their nurses.
Despite the pandemic pitfalls, long-term care homes (LTC) are still a viable option for many families instead of homecare.
Nurses are the backbone of long-term care homes. They provide essential medical and emotional support to residents every day.
The COVID-19 virus has rapidly spread across the entire world over the past year and a half. As a result, putting billions of people at risk and millions in the hospital.