CARE-WATCH Aug 8, 2020

Those residents in long term care are literally prisoners. They’re being held hostage, they’re being denied access to their relatives. I’m not a lawyer. I’m not a professional advocate. I’m not affiliated with any group. I am just a private citizen who knows the system and wants to help.

Julie Richard had to navigate her way through Ontario’s long-term care system when her “Nana” was in a home. She’s also a former volunteer for a Scarborough care facility.

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Carol’s Latest Care Watch Collection Aug 3, 2020

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News

Once home to dozens of COVID-19 cases, long-term care facility returning to normal

Group helps to keep seniors at home with their dogs

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the pressures faced by women caregivers

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News from the front lines in Seniors’ Long Term Care,

Inspired by Carol Wodak founding member of CITIZEN WATCH

BACKGROUNDER: CITIZEN WATCH was created as a public service for the people of Alberta.  It was the work of an ever-widening network of individuals from across the province, including families and friends of long term care and assisted or supportive living residents and those requiring long term care supports in their own homes. CITIZEN WATCH WEBSITE 

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