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LTC homes in Hastings-L&A to receive over $3M in government funding

Long-term care homes across the province will be able to provide more direct care for patients due to new funding, according to the Ontario Government. Up to $270 million will be provided to long-term care homes across the province this year to increase staffing levels. This includes $3,141,824 for long-term

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MOH sees a ‘silver lining’ despite return to yellow level COVID guidelines

Despite the region returning to the former yellow ‘protect’ level under Ontario’s COVID-19 guidelines, Dr. T. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&APH ) said though Covid 19 numbers are on the rise, they are really at the “best-case scenario,” both locally

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Long-term care homes to ease restrictions in line with Roadmap to Reopen

The province is making changes to enhance long-term residents’ quality of life in line with the move to Step Two of the government’s Roadmap to Reopen plan. Working with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and based on feedback from residents, their families, and other partners, the

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SLC’s first accelerated PSW students begin placements in community

Earlier this year, St. Lawrence College (SLC) announced it was offering an accelerated Personal Support Worker (PSW) program in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. Now, the first of three cohorts have completed an on-campus training component on the Brockville campus and are looking forward to a paid 300-hour placement at one

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Long-term care homes in Napanee, Bancroft to receive over $1 million

The John M. Parrott Centre in Greater Napanee will receive nearly $50,000 in funding through the government to upgrade the long-term care home. The funding was announced by Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings – Lennox and Addington, on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021, and was part of a larger investment in

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