long-term care

infection control and prevention and the transmission of candida auris

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Understanding Candida auris transmission

Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Report: Improving safety in long-term care facilities

A public inquiry requested by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) has resulted in numerous recommendations to enhance the safety and care of residents in long-term care facilities.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The next frontier in infection prevention

Studies have shown that patient transfers from long-term care settings to hospitals present a major risk for the spread of infection.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario budget promises support, new beds for long-term care

The Ontario Government is planning to eliminating “hallway healthcare” by adding and upgrading long-term care beds throughout the province.
income and housing security

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Income and housing security top senior concerns

Canada's largest seniors' advocacy organization is prioritizing housing needs for different stages of aging among five key issues it plans to champion this year.
long-term care

REMI Network

Nursing homes can curb infection risk: U.S. report

A new assessment has found that participation in a national health collaborative that promotes evidence-based IPC can curb the risk of infection.

REMI Network

Healthcare workers often go to work sick: study

Healthcare workers in clinical settings, such as long-term care facilities, often refuse to stay home from work when experiencing influenza-like symptoms.
OPAL retirement residences

REMI Network

Ontario care facilities get maintenance funding boost

Fifty nine community health organizations across Ontario will receive $4.1 million to repair and upgrade care facilities.
long-term care homes

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario invests in long-term care home renos

Ontario is investing in upgrades to over 300 long-term care homes that are eligible to receive a construction funding subsidy. Long-term care homes allow adults

Canadian Facility Management & Design

$25.1-mil long-term care facility opens in Kipling

A $25.1-million long-term care facility recently celebrated its official grand opening in Kipling, Sask. The Kipling Integrated Health Centre replaces the aging Willowdale Lodge long-term care facility and the Kipling Memorial Health Centre.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Saskatchewan long-term care centre now open

A $22-million long-term care facility has officially opened in Radville, Sask., six years after the provincial government announced it would be replacing 13 long-term care centres across the province. The Radville Marian Health Centre features 25 long-term care beds, five of which are multi-purpose (used for observation, respite or palliative care), and emergency services.