ZOOMER Magazine : 2020-08-03

ZOOM IN POLICY : 39 : 39


81% OF COVID-19 DEATHS IN CANADA WERE IN LONG-TERM CARE HOMES That’s nearly twice as high as other developed nations This is totally unacceptab­le. Our seniors deserve better. Here’s how CARP is fighting to rebuild long-term care in Canada. First, we’re pushing government­s to fix residentia­l-care facilities. This starts with establishi­ng national standards of care and a plan for funding it. focusing on Second, we’re urging government­s to recognize that is the solution to long-term care. home care We’re on this and we’re not letting go until there’s action. If you’re fed up with the state of long-term care, join CARP now and add your voice to our campaign. Find out more about CARP’s fight for better long-term care. CARP.ca/longtermca­re

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