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New Ontario law makes hospital admission the only route to securing a long-term care bed, advocates say

Why social impact matters: Reflections from a nursing leader

To mask or not to mask. The sequel

This long-term care home radically changed the way it operates. Residents say it’s working

Reflection Room: Exploring pandemic-related grief in long-term care homes

How Canada can retain nurses amid a struggling health-care system: report

B.C. long-term care homes face ‘dangerous gap’ in services, claims group

Quality of life survey needs residents living in northwest BC long term care homes

16 new occupations including Health Care Aides now eligible for permanent residence through Express Entry

30,000 new long-term care beds in Ontario are set to be completed by 2028

Advocates for elderly patients vow Charter challenge to Ontario LTC law

Philippine-trained nurses want to relieve Canada’s nursing shortage, but say the process is too hard

Ontario’s seniors have spent far too much time in COVID isolation. It’s time to loosen the rules

New Ontario law makes hospital admission the only route to securing a long-term care bed, advocates say

New fee for patients who refuse LTC transfer a ‘non-starter,’ son says

Ottawa nursing home’s closure sparks fears over where residents will land next

Ontario’s Bill 7 makes seniors living at home a lower priority for long-term care, says caregiver

New, revolutionary Canadian-made memory care model launches with aim to improve the care of individuals living with dementia

Can texting reduce resident hospitalizations? $1M nursing home study aims to find out

Dementia on the rise in Canada, Ontario borrows from European treatment models

Alzheimer’s drug slowed cognitive decline overall in trial, but with major side effects for some

Aging population, pandemic swelled ranks of health-care workers by 204,000, census says

Two souls together’: St. John’s elderly couple fears separation in long-term care

Alberta’s flu season one of the worst in decades, expert cautions

Ontario increases long-term care construction funding

Ontario auditor general’s report highlights flawed vaccine rollout, and the government’s disregard of nursing expertise

International

Vision impairment, blindness affect 66 percent of nursing home residents in study

Depression And Alzheimer’s Treatments At A Crossroads

Aged care food quality has ‘room for improvement’, as advocates question the $10-per-day supplement funding model (Australia)

8 in 10 Nursing Home Residents Given Psychiatric Drugs, Report Finds (US)

Nursing home SWAT team descends on N.J. veterans home plagued by safety violations

Covid deaths skew older, reviving questions about ‘acceptable loss’ (US)

The Traditional Financing Source That Can Help Close Gaps In Nursing Home Innovation (US)

NY nursing home owners stole $18M, leaving residents in ‘inhumane’ conditions: suit

Facing threat from feds, N.J. to surrender control of veteran homes after residents found to be at risk

Searching for a senior home? A new tool helps Minnesotans screen out unsafe providers

Biden Nursing Home Agenda Progresses as Industry Prepares for 2023

High-quality care for residents will NEVER exist unless we care for staff (US)

Strategic Recommendations for Higher Quality Nursing Home Care in the United States: The NASEM Report (US)

New Steps Are Being Taken to Address Problems in Nursing Homes (US)

Increase in number of unexpected nursing homes deaths in 2020 and 2021 – HIQA (Ireland)

NJ Will Seek Outside Management of State Veteran Homes (US)

A Way For Nursing Homes To Balance Resident Independence And Safety (US)

Many nursing homes are poorly staffed. How do they get away with it? (US)

COVID mortality trending older, with 9 in 10 deaths in adults aged 65 and older (US)

Innovation

New research collaboration strengthens evidence-based policy making in Parliament (UK)

Knowledge brokers in local policy spaces: early career researchers and dynamic ideas

Preparing for audit and feedback: practical considerations

Complexity sciences: Applied philosophy to solve real-world wicked problems.

Academia

Government of Canada to announce support for Canada’s brightest young researchers

Opinion: Alberta’s post-secondaries get down to work graduating talent and problem solvers