CARP condemns lack of preparation ahead of pandemic’s arrival in long-term care

Lonely senior man in health care setting looking out of window

We have a crisis in long-term care in Canada.

CARP has long advocated for government action to safeguard our vulnerable elders.

Now and moving forward, we need a commitment from governments to eradicate the systemic vulnerabilities exposed by COVID-19 which threaten residents in long-term care. Since the coronavirus hit long-term care homes, CARP has been actively calling on government to prioritize care for seniors.

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