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Refugee nurses admitted to Canada under pilot program ready to work as PSWs – National

Refugee nurses admitted to Canada under pilot program ready to work as PSWs - National

Halfway through their 14-day quarantine period, Diala Charab and Yehya Al-Ayoubi are excited to start working as health-care aides after arriving Sunday from Lebanon. Despite COVID-19 travel restrictions that prevent most people from coming to Canada, the two nurses were exempted, resettled under a pilot project to bring skilled …

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Personal support worker in London Ont. dies of COVID-19, remembered as ‘wonderful employee’ – London

Personal support worker in London Ont. dies of COVID-19, remembered as ‘wonderful employee’ - London

London Ont., has lost its second health-care worker due to COVID-19. Sister Margo Ritchie with Sisters of St. Joseph said Thursday the personal support worker was part of their team for 16 years. “She was a wonderful employee… One of her great gifts besides her skill was her warmth… she …

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Images show how long-term care workers may have spread coronavirus

Images show how long-term care workers may have spread coronavirus

As the number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities rises in long-term care facilities across Canada, new images reviewed by Global News have revealed some risky practices by staff that may be contributing to the disease’s exponential growth. The images show that several support workers at an Ontario long-term care facility …

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