FACT SHEET: Long Term Care Facilities
Posted: May 1, 1999
Remember the Tory TV ads boasting of $1.2 billion to create 20,000 new long-term beds?
Care needs are growing
Well, the grand promise to spend $1.2 billion has a catch. Government spending is only to be finished by 2004! Meanwhile the number of elderly people in Ontario is growing. Hospital cuts and closures as well as the underfunding of home care are creating a huge demand for long-term care.