OTTAWA — Canadian long-term care houses don’t at the moment present secure, dependable care, and they need to put the wants and rights of residents first, based on the respondents of a survey that can assist form new requirements of care.
The survey was performed by the Nationwide Institute on Getting older and can inform the brand new nationwide requirements being drafted by the Nationwide Lengthy-Time period Care Providers Customary Technical Committee of the Well being Requirements Group.
Of the survey’s 16,093 responses, 67.3 per cent didn’t really feel that long-term care houses in Canada present secure, dependable, and high-quality care.
That quantity was larger, at 75.7 per cent, for individuals who self-identified as relations, buddies or unpaid caregivers to a resident in long-term care.
Final 12 months the Liberal minority authorities requested the Well being Requirements Group to refresh its requirements for long-term care.
The primary draft of the brand new requirements is about to be launched to the general public early subsequent 12 months.