Staff, not studies, needed to fix gaps in long-term care, says nurses union.

If Nova Scotians value the lives of seniors, they must be prepared to pay for more staff to ensure vulnerable residents receive the care they need in nursing homes, says the longtime president of the Nova Scotia Nurses Union. “It’s that simple — what has to happen is money,” Janet Hazelton said in an interview with CBC in which she discussed recent news stories detailing neglect and other concerns in nursing homes.   Hazelton, whose union represents some 6,900 nurses in the province, said good care is […]

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