Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson announced today that long-term care homes in her riding would be receiving nearly $7.5 million in new funding to increase staffing levels to lead to more direct care for residents.
The funds are part of the Province’s plan to fix long term care by providing $673 million to homes across the province to ensure residents receive, on average, four hours of direct day per day by 2024-25.
The increases in funding break down to:
- Brucelea Haven, in Walkerton, up to $1,255,884.
- Huronview, in Clinton, up to $1,046,556
- Huronlea Home for the Aged, in Brussels, up to $558,168
- Bluewater Rest Home, in Zurich, up to $566,892
- Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, in Lucknow, up to $462,240
- Southampton Care Centre up to $715,152
- Fordwich Village Nursing Home, in Fordwich, up to $226,764
- Maitland Manor, in Goderich, up to $636,660
- Queensway Long Term Care Home, in Hensall, up to $444,792
- Seaforth Long Term Care Home, in Seaforth, up to $409,896
- Exeter Villa Nursing Home, in Exeter, up to $383,748
- Trillium Court, in Kincardine, up to $296,520
- Braemar Retirement Centre, in Wingham, up to $453,504
Thompson says that the government knows that more qualified staff means more daily care for residents adding that hiring more staff is part of the plan to fix long-term care and improve the quality of care residents receive and the quality of life they experience.