Katherine Ellis came home from hospital in January, still hasn’t gotten home care, partner says. When Katherine Ellis decided to come home for palliative care last month after being diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, she thought she’d be comfortable, spending her final days surrounded by loved ones. Instead, the 62-year-old Winnipeg woman has been...Read More
At the beginning of 2022, Nova Scotia was forced to close hundreds of long-term care beds due to staffing shortages. Now, the province says only seven beds remain closed. Over the past year and a half, the province has invested heavily in programs to bring in more CCAs including free tuition and financial support for...Read More
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