Response to coroner's inquest into Guy Mitchell's death

TORONTO, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the results of the coroner's inquest into the tragic death of Guy Mitchell were released.

OASIS' member agencies will be actively reviewing the recommendations, in consultation will all stakeholders.

At this time, OASIS wishes to reiterate our commitment to ensuring that tragic events like this in the realm of health and safety are prevented in the future, and our ongoing commitment to making improvements to the care of Ontario's most vulnerable.

"We are reviewing the recommendations carefully, and wish to express our full support of the goal of making drastic improvements to how the most vulnerable adults across the province are cared for. OASIS will play an active role in continuing to drive change for the better", said David Barber, President at OASIS.

About OASIS

OASIS is a volunteer run, member driven organization. Our member agencies serve over 65,000 of Ontario's most vulnerable citizens and employ 25,000 full and part-time staff. Our 180+ member agencies currently provide more than 85% of all developmental services funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

SOURCE Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS)

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For further information: L. David Barber, President, Email: president@oasisonline.ca

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