There’s a human resources crisis in seniors care
Health professionals are not only caring for seniors at a later age in life, but they are caring for individuals with multiple and complex medical conditions. Without urgent attention, there will not be a health-care professional there to support a senior in need.
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, pictured at a scrum in the House foyer. Expecting that those working in our health-care system can appropriately care for our seniors based on the existing system and support structure is not feasible, writes the chair of the Canadian Association for Long Term Care. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade