Change needed in B.C.s long-term care and assisted living facilities

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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.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Vancouver Sun ,

Article Written By:  Jennifer Saltman

Original Article Posted on:  Sep 25, 2020

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