Change needed in B.C.s long-term care and assisted living facilities
COVID-19 has exacerbated problems that have plagued the long-term care and assisted-living system in B.C. for years.
Lack of capacity, underfunding, a mishmash of contracts between health authorities and facilities, and a shortfall in accountability and monitoring are just some of the problems that were outlined by experts on a panel at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention Thursday.
Original Article Source Credits: Vancouver Sun , https://vancouversun.com/
Article Written By: Jennifer Saltman
Original Article Posted on: Sep 25, 2020
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