This is a page from the 2021 Canadian federal election.

Share Share this policy with your friends

Long-Term Care

Liberal

  • Invest $9B over 5 years to improve long-term care.
  • Develop a Safe Long-Term Care Act.
  • Work with the provinces & territories to raise wages for personal support workers, with a guaranteed minimum wage of at least $25/hr.
  • Work with the provinces & territories to train up to 50K new personal support workers.

Read more

Share this policy with your friends
Mark that you disagree with this policyMark that you're neutral about this policyMark that you agree with this policy

Conservative

Amend the Criminal Code to make it clear that the operator of a licensed care facility shall be presumed to have legal duty to the residents.
Share this policy with your friends
Mark that you disagree with this policyMark that you're neutral about this policyMark that you agree with this policy

NDP

  • End private, for-profit long-term care.
  • Bring long-term care homes under the public umbrella, beginning with the federally owned long-term care company Revera.
  • Work with patients, caregivers, & governments to develop national standards for home care & long-term care, to ensure access to a consistent quality of care country-wide.

Read more

Share this policy with your friends
Mark that you disagree with this policyMark that you're neutral about this policyMark that you agree with this policy

Green

  • Bring long-term care under the Canada Health Act.
  • Create enforceable National Standards for LTC, enforced through penalties including criminal prosecution.
  • Require Emergency & Pandemic Preparedness for LTC, including supplies of PPE.
  • Set a national standard of 4 hours / day of regulated care for each resident.
  • Increase staffing.
  • Improve training, fair pay, benefits, & paid sick leave for staff.

Read more

Share this policy with your friends
Mark that you disagree with this policyMark that you're neutral about this policyMark that you agree with this policy