2019 News Archive
For the latest information about Extendicare and important developments in health care across the country, you’ll find it right here.
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Extendicare Releases the 2018-2019 Quality ReportPosted: 2019-12-10
Extendicare is excited to release the 2018-2019 Quality Report to the Community.
Fullerton: My vision for better long-term care in OntarioPosted: 2019-09-24
Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, MPP for Kanata-Carleton and Ontario’s minister of long-term care, talks about her vision.
"I envision a system where couples who have spent their entire lives together can stay together while receiving the care they need. I see retirement homes and long-term care homes partnering to be more integrated as people transition between modes of support."
Haliburton Highlands Ontario Health Team 'in development' phasePosted: 2019-07-29
In May 2019 local health services organizations in the Haliburton Highlands area responded to the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s (MOHLTC) call for the establishment of Ontario Health Teams (OHTs). The establishment of OHTs is a key component of the MOHLTC’s recently announced plans to transform Ontario’s health system.
Submission to form CKL Ontario Health Team enters next phase of readinessPosted: 2019-07-25
A submission to form a City of Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team (OHT) to better coordinate care and services in the City of Kawartha Lakes has progressed to the status of ‘In Development’ as announced by the Ministry of Health on July 18th.
Extendicare London on CBC News: 'Love everyday'Posted: 2019-06-27
Extendicare London residents share their secrets to living a happy life.
A guaranteed job at Extendicare and a $1000 bursary for future students of Collège Boréal’s Personal Support Worker programPosted: 2019-04-24
Collège Boréal in Timmins and the Extendicare network announced on Wednesday, April 24, the signing of a partnership agreement involving the college’s Personal Support Worker (PSW) program.
Through this agreement, the Extendicare network in Timmins has committed to offering a job and a $1000 bursary to four graduates upon completion of the PSW program.
All students registered in Collège Boréal’s PSW program will have the opportunity to be interviewed by Extendicare during the winter of 2020. Extendicare will select the four winning candidates.
This agreement will come into effect for students registered at the start of the 2019 academic session.
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care lifts orders for Extendicare Maple ViewPosted: 2019-03-15
MARKHAM, ON Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - Extendicare is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care lifted the orders against Extendicare Maple View in February. The home started admitting new residents during the week of February 19...
New transitional care option available to eligible patients awaiting long-term care in hospital, thanks to temporary local partnershipPosted: 2019-02-07
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 – Acute care hospitals like Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) are designed for people with urgent or acute health care needs. In recent years, however, acute care hospitals have become a fallback and less-than-ideal ‘home’ for those awaiting an alternate level of care—in most cases, a long-term care bed—as the need for these spaces has exceeded the current system’s capacity.