Ontario government not doing a public inquiry

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SGAP is extremely disappointed that the Ontario government is not doing a full and independent public inquiry into the handling of the covid crisis at Ontario nursing homes. The sheer number of deaths in Ontario nursing homes – over 1,700 should, in and of itself, merit an independent public inquiry. This number of deaths is […]

Disappointed and disturbed by Doug Ford’s June 11th announcement

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The Seniors Guardian Angels Program is disappointed and disturbed by Doug Ford’s June 11th announcement on the lockdown of visitation to nursing homes. Mr. Ford had the gall to say “at the end of the day, it’s going to be the homes that calls the shots”.   One thing is clear from the horrific findings of […]

Open Letter To Doug Ford On The Nursing Home Crisis

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Hello Mr. Ford, I am amazed to have heard you say to the press that you knew nothing about the horrific conditions in many Ontario nursing homes.  I described the concentration-camp like environment to you in a letter I sent you.  (A copy is enclosed.)  You acknowledged with a reply on February 28, 2019.  (A […]

Long-term care subject of human rights complaint

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Long-term care subject of human rights complaint John Vice says he is determined to improve the care seniors get in the province. “I want to finish what I started,” says the Kitchener man, who first raised concern in 2018 about the care his mother-in-law was getting at Park Lane Terrace in Paris and now has […]

Family takes on Ministry of Long-Term Care

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Family takes on Ontario Ministry of Long-Term Care at Human Rights Tribunal An Ontario man frustrated by what he calls inaction from the provincial government, as well as the management at the Ontario nursing home where his mother-in-law once lived, has taken his case to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). John Vice alleges […]

Long Term Care System Needs Major Overhaul

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Ontario Long Term Care System Needs a Major Overhaul This letter appeared in the St. Catharine’s Standard and the Welland Tribune. Has it taken the crisis and tragedy of Covid-19 to finally make the Ontario Government aware and believe and maybe listen to the fact that the Ontario Long Term Care system needs a major […]