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Canadian

Ontarians need better dementia care

Panel to review performance of P.E.I. long-term care homes during COVID-19 pandemic

Excess mortality, COVID-19 and health care systems in Canada

The past, present and future of race and colonialism in medicine

Dementia metaphors help describe the condition, but can also perpetuate stigma and hinder treatment

Executive bonuses at long-term care companies increased during the first full year of the pandemic

Niagara’s LTC homes continue to struggle with labour shortages

Destigmatizing mental health issues among health-care workers

Taking care of the care workers

Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021; Phase 1 Regulations Explained

A French seniors’ home on P.E.I. puts its long-term care plans on hold

On a mission to save seniors from nursing home horrors

LTC facilities failed to train workers on medication hazard: Union

COVID data void in Canada could hamper understanding of lingering impact: experts

Heteronormativity is institutionalized within health care. This needs to change

More long-term care beds in Ontario won’t help without well-paid, well-trained staff

At this Toronto long-term-care home, a little extra money has paid off handsomely — with time, respect and attention for residents

Nearly 100 Ontario long-term care homes haven’t installed air conditioning in all rooms

Personal care home staff to grow by more than 400, says Manitoba government

Seniors in some N.B. care homes suffering from neglect, report says

International

Not all inequalities are alike

Louisiana Nursing Home Owner Faces Cruelty Charges in Deadly Hurricane Evacuation

Never forget that early vaccines came from testing on enslaved people

Estimating Excess Mortality during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Long covid symptoms are often overlooked in seniors

During the Omicron Wave, Death Rates Soared for Older People

Potential for Drug Interactions and Polypharmacy From Treatment of COVID-19 in Long-Term Care

A call to action to enhance understanding of long COVID in long-term care home residents

Do Long-Term Care Facilities Pursue a Zero COVID-19 Strategy while the Rest of Society Opens Up?

Training Actors’ Knowledge of the Lived Experience of People With Advanced Dementia

Why care home staff in the UK are at breaking point

US Senators re-introduce legislation to improve vetting, training of caregivers in nursing homes

Innovation

The Future of Senior Care Technology

Connecting Real-World Data to Support Public Health Efforts

PDSA Quality Improvement: A Scientific Method of Change

Human factors: designing systems for safety, quality and efficiency

A requiem for CARPA: how Ottawa is rethinking innovation policy

Becoming A Change Agent in Healthcare: The Key to Meaningful Improvement

The benefits of working across sectors to solve complex health problems

When it comes to fixing health care, governance matters more than policy

Academia

Athabasca U’s ‘near virtual’ plan worries town residents

Universities are ramping up targeted hiring to meet CRC equity goals