TORONTO — Ontario’s long-term care minister says the province is placing $100 million towards including 2,000 extra nurses to the sector within the subsequent few years.
Rod Phillips says it would help Ontario’s dedication to rising direct look after long-term care residents to 4 hours a day, on common.
Phillips says he’ll introduce laws Thursday to set long-term care requirements.
Ontario to double variety of long-term care residence inspectors, enable speedy expenses
One of many applications being funded by at the moment’s announcement will present as much as $6,000 a yr in tuition for private help employees to grow to be registered sensible nurses, and as much as $10,000 a yr in tuition to registered sensible nurses to grow to be registered nurses.
Individuals should decide to working in long-term care for a similar time interval as they obtain the schooling helps.
As properly, the federal government is aiming to extend entry to nursing applications at publicly funded schools.
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