Increased daily care for residents must come 
with Ontario’s new long-term care beds

Increased daily care for residents must come with Ontario’s new long-term care beds

Increased daily care for residents must come with Ontario’s new long-term care beds TORONTO, ON – While new long-term care beds announced by the provincial government today, are badly needed in Ontario, The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario is calling for long-overdue investments to increase resident quality of life and care levels, which in Ontario, are dismally low compared to other provinces. Failing to do that says Candace Rennick, CUPE Ontario secretary-treasurer “means our government will continue to fail the 80,000 frail long-term care residents whose care needs are much higher than the province is providing funding for.