Stronger investment needed from Nova Scotia government for continuing care sectors

A female continuing care assistant helps an elderly female patient sitting in a wheelchair with her sore leg.

The union representing the majority of workers in “continuing care” sectors in Nova Scotia – long term care and community services – says the $1.7 million investment announced by the province is not enough to retain Read more […]

Immediate action needed by Nova Scotia government to ensure adequate staffing in long-term care before next wave of pandemic

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Recommendations in the Northwood Review do not offer immediate solutions to addresses recruitment and retention problems in the long-term care sector, says CUPE Nova Scotia President Nan McFadgen. “There is no time to develop a ‘vision for Read more […]