Before you move into a Retirement Home – you must ask about the Home’s staffing levels including evening, nights and weekends shifts. Specifically, what is the ratio of staff to residents? Get informed about Ontario's Long-Term Care Public Inquiry (July 2020) including the staff to resident ratio recommendation.
Spend two minutes with Welcome Home Transitions to learn more about staffing before you move into a Retirement Home. If you want the inside track on what else to ask about on your next tour, watch the complete video series.
Top 5 Findings - Ontario's Long-Term Care Public Inquiry (July 2020)
Staff numbers in LTC Homes need to increase,
Workload and working conditions require improvement,
Attract and prepare the right people for employment in LTC and provide opportunities for development and learning,
Cultural change at all levels of LTC is required, and
Need for effective leadership and better access to specialized expertise
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