long-term care home

Province introduces new inspection program for long term care home

Dec 14, 2021 | 12:35pm

The first inspections under the long term care home inspection program is about to begin across the province. Ministry of Health inspectors will begin by inspecting about 20 homes, selected to reflect an urban-rural balance, and a range of small, medium and larger homes. The initial series of inspections will start today and be completed […]

Masks mandatory at all times in SHA long-term care homes

Sep 27, 2021 | 12:24pm

Those wanting to visit loved ones in long term care homes will now need to wear a mask at all times regardless of their vaccination status. The Saskatchewan Health Authority announced the changes Monday morning as it aligns with the provincial Public Health Order. Long-term care residents will not be required to wear a mask […]

Sask. NDP say more needs to be done to keep seniors safe during second wave

Nov 20, 2020 | 1:08pm

The Saskatchewan NDP called on the provincial government to take action to prevent COVID-19 from running rampant in Saskatchewan’s Long-Term Care Homes. NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the modelling released by the government Thursday is frightening for everyone, especially seniors. “One of the areas of great concern, as we’ve seen around the country and around […]

Grenfell excited for construction of new long-term care home

Jun 21, 2020 | 8:05am

There is some happiness in the town of Grenfell after the province announced a new long-term care home will be built which will replace one that had to close in 2018. The 33-bed facility is something Mayor Rod Wolfe says is good for the entire community. “You got your financial implications with jobs and everything,” […]