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Trent Valley Lodge Nursing Home ‘goes above and beyond’ for residents during pandemic – Peterborough

Trent Valley Lodge Nursing Home ‘goes above and beyond’ for residents during pandemic - Peterborough

While several long-term care homes across the province have been experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19, the staff at the Trent Valley Lodge in Trenton, Ont., are going out of their way to keep their residents in good spirits while in isolation. Liz Willott’s 97-year-old mother Audrey Arbuckle has lived at the …

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Northwood to increase testing following 36 new cases of COVID-19 at Halifax campus – Halifax

Northwood to increase testing following 36 new cases of COVID-19 at Halifax campus - Halifax

The president and CEO of Northwood, Janet Simm, announced Monday that the nursing home is increasing testing and its resources in the fight against COVID-19 after 36 new cases have been identified at its Halifax campus. According to Simm, there are now a total number of 152 cases, including 111 …

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Coronavirus: Ontario long-term care homes preparing families for the worst

Coronavirus: Ontario long-term care homes preparing families for the worst

Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., is ground zero for a novel coronavirus outbreak where 22 residents have died and one-third of the staff members are isolating after coming into contact with COVID-19. “They’re treating it like a hospice, like there’s no hope like they have stage four brain cancer …

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Family criticizes Verdun long-term care facility over measures to contain COVID-19 outbreak – Montreal

Family criticizes Verdun long-term care facility over measures to contain COVID-19 outbreak - Montreal

The daughter of an elderly patient at a Verdun long-term care facility says she’s outraged over new measures taken to contain the spread of COVID-19. Anna Dubé is one of several residents forced out of her private rooms and into a common area in an effort to contain the outbreak. …

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Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  – Montreal

Three confirmed COVID-19 cases at Montreal West Island seniors home  - Montreal

At least three people at a retirement residence in the Ile-Bizard-Ste-Genevieve borough have tested positive for COVID-19. One worker and two residents in a closed section of the Vent de l’Ouest retirement home have contracted the virus. Meanwhile, the Quebec government is injecting $133M to try to help long-term care …

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