/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - More Staff Critically Needed to Meet Complex Resident Care Needs/

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Seniors in eastern Ontario are entering long term care (LTC) with increasingly complex health care needs, and more staff is urgently needed in the area's LTC homes to ensure that seniors receive the quality and level of care they need -- and deserve.

Donna Rubin, OANHSS CEO, and Lawrence Grant, The Glebe Centre's Executive Director, will be in Ottawa to meet with local administrators to discuss understaffing in provincial long term care homes.


Wednesday, February 18

10:00 a.m.


The Glebe Centre  

950 Bank Street

Ottawa, ON K1S 5G6


The Glebe Centre is a charitable, not-for-profit long term care home that provides long term care, specialized care, and community services to clients in the Ottawa community.  Founded in 1886, The Glebe Centre is dedicated to developing and delivering services that support the highest quality of life for the people it serves.

OANHSS is the provincial association representing not-for-profit providers of long term care, services and housing for seniors. Members include not-for-profit long term care homes (municipal, charitable and non-profit nursing homes) seniors' housing, supportive housing, and community service agencies. Member organizations serve over 36,000 long term care residents annually and operate over 8,000 seniors' housing units across the province.

SOURCE Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)

For further information: For more information and to book interviews, contact: Chris Noone, Manager, Communications and Member Services, 905-851-8821 ext. 253, cnoone@oanhss.org


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