Topic: Health

Dr. Sinha on the consequences of underfunding long term care  (photo:: United Nations COVID-19 Response via Unsplash) News / Health

Dr. Sinha on the consequences of underfunding long term care

November 13, 2020 / by Sam Dharmasena (author)

Dr. Sinha speaks to CJRU about the consequences that an underfunded long term care (LTC) system has on resident care, facilities as well as staffing. The pandemic has shone a light on the shortcomings of Canada’s LTC system and he explains how we got here. Dr. Sinha explains how Canada differs from other countries in how much money is spent on LTC, and how the existing funds are distributed.

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