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Steps to bolster Ontario long-term care home pay leading to 'destabilization' of home care sector: advocates

by Home Care Ontario | Mar 08, 2021

CEO Sue VanderBent was interviewed by the Canadian Press - Steps to bolster Ontario long-term care home pay leading to 'destabilization' of home care sector: advocates

'Sue VanderBent, the CEO of Home Care Ontario, said a group of 50 service organizations is concerned with increasing worker movement from home care to higher wage jobs in long-term care homes, where personal support workers are paid an average of $5 an hour more than they earn in community care settings.

The rate at which workers accept home-care assignments, a key indicator for service delivery levels, have dropped by nearly 40 per cent in recent months, she said.'

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