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New draft standards introduced as hundreds of long-term care homes face new COVID outbreaks.

New draft standards introduced as hundreds of long-term care homes face new COVID outbreaks.

As hundreds of long-term care homes across the country grapple with new outbreaks of COVID-19, highly-anticipated draft national standards for these facilities were released Thursday.

Social Sharing .· Posted: Jan 26, 2022 10:53 AM ET | Last Updated: January 26 A nurse attends to a COVID-19 positive patient in the Humber River Hospital intensive care unit on Jan.· Posted: Jan 27, 2022 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 3 hours ago Microbiologist Dr.Social Sharing Hospital says vaccine is one of many immunizations required by most U.

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Not only LTC...now schools.. stores and homes... I wonder how much input nurses and PSW’s had. Understaffing a massive issue. Our elderly deserve better. birgitomo Just where might these new outbreaks come from if all the staff is VXd? You know it's not coming from me, the unVXd one. After you clear the VXd staff ( tough assignment no doubt ) we are going to have to examine the vaccines themselves of course. Includes the flu shot. 💉🐀 🍻

3/'The Health Standards Organization (HSO) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that develops standards & assessment programs for the health & social services sectors.' 5/'The HSO's draft standards will be open to public review for 60 days. The CSA's proposed standards, expected in February, also will be subject to public input for 60 days. The final standards are expected to be finalized this fall.'

4/'The HSO's proposed national standards go well beyond the current requirements, which were updated in 2020. The draft regulations focus on resident-centred care & have 8 new sections, 17 new clauses & 148 new criteria.' 2/'The Health Standards Organization (HSO) report revises standards affecting the quality of direct care. The report calls on long-term care homes to adopt existing HSO infection control protocols for hospitals.'

1/'Infection control standards for the design & operation of long-term care homes are being developed by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), which is also looking facilities' ventilation, plumbing & medical gas systems. The CSA's draft standards are expected in February.'

'I feel forgotten': Patients in Ontario wait for surgeries postponed due to COVID-19 | CBC NewsThe backlog of health-care services has grown 'quite substantially' during the pandemic, but backlogs and wait-lists have been an issue for decades, says one Toronto doctor. I think it’s time to rethink/redesign our health care model. We need to include more privatization. Obviously the universal system isn’t cutting it. We can do better and we need to do better. Not against universal health care but our current model is not working Decades of defunding at both federal and provincial levels left healthcare poor even before the pandemic. Tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires that is so cool 😒 It’s so easy to claim that the woes felt across the country are not due to insane bureaucratic meddling and ineptitude but are actually because of the pandemic. There are many examples of third world countries with a better Covid response than Canada.

Canadian university races former Chinese partner to make a COVID-19 booster | CBC NewsA vaccine collaboration between McMaster University in Hamilton and a former Chinese partner stalled years ago and they are now independently racing to develop similar COVID-19 boosters, The Fifth Estate has found.

Boston hospital denies heart transplant to patient not vaccinated against COVID-19 | CBC NewsA Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to improve patients' chances of survival. Next in line please Does this clown not realize that contracting an infection during surgery is a higher probability than acquiring a side effect from the vaccine? There were many new borns during pandemic, and there were no immunization requirements by hospitals. Why now? Don not blame the program itself, it’s the evil spirits who made the decision. Do the program also requires flu shot for each patient?

Trudeau says he's isolating after exposure to COVID-19 | CBC NewsPrime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's isolating for five days after he was exposed to COVID-19. How convenient A fool for the whole world to see Lmao of course knowing the huge amount of people coming down the highway&despite their traumatic yr some first nations r joining this freedom convoy,so unifying run& hide Trudeau but u need to resign

Some Ontario teachers refuse work over school COVID concerns | CBC NewsSome teachers say they're concerned about lack of information on cases now that the province has cut back on testing and contact tracing, as well as ventilation standards and student mask quality. Question for these teachers, do they see an epidemic of illness in the retail space in which these workers are in contact with a much larger section of the population in a far less controlled space? It’s time to stop whining and punishing children and move on or change careers In any society, you will have people on both side of the fence. It looks like the vast majority are happy to teach now that they got triple vax. Quit. Apply for Bell Canada and do customer service. You can work wfh. Oh but you won’t since your salary is over 100k.

Kenney looks toward lifting COVID-19 restrictions once hospital numbers start dropping | CBC NewsKenney said the decision would be based on data, and what the province can learn from other jurisdictions where the Omicron wave is ahead of Alberta's. How to know if you have vitamin D deficiency to avoid any complications in winter Its gonna get pretty hard for Kenney to keep whining about federal covid mandates when it actually him enacting the mandates in Alberta. Like Kenny cares about Data .😂

Social Sharing .· Posted: Jan 26, 2022 10:53 AM ET | Last Updated: January 26 A nurse attends to a COVID-19 positive patient in the Humber River Hospital intensive care unit on Jan.· Posted: Jan 27, 2022 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: 3 hours ago Microbiologist Dr.Social Sharing Hospital says vaccine is one of many immunizations required by most U.