OPSEU Diablogue: Will 100 new nursing home inspectors represent a tipping point?

Well that didn’t take long. Last week Health Minister Deb Matthews said she had asked officials to come forward with options on how to improve inspections in the province’s nursing homes. This was the opening we had been looking for … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Zero tolerance for abuse and neglect? Hardly.

Health Minister Deb Matthews talks about zero tolerance of neglect and abuse in Ontario’s nursing homes. Her actions would suggest the opposite. Yesterday Matthews said that inspection of long-term care homes will be based on complaints only. If the home … Continue reading →