long-term care homes

Proof of vaccination or negative test now required for family/support people and visitors at acute care facilities and long-term care homes

Nov 8, 2021 | 6:12am

The Saskatchewan Health Authority wants people to remember that as of Monday, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or a recent negative test, is required for all family /support people and visitors to enter any SHA acute care facility and long-term care home. Patients will not be required to follow that guideline to receive care or […]

SHA reviewing pharmacy procurement in long-term care homes

Jun 30, 2021 | 10:16am

The Saskatchewan Health Authority will be reviewing its pharmacy procurement process in all SHA operated long-term care homes. This follows a recommendation from Ombudsman Saskatchewan in the 2019 Annual Report, where the SHA made changes to the program in order to improve consistency. The policy relates to medication support, product delivery, oversight of quality and […]

NDP says report on long-term care home verifies how bad situation is

May 31, 2020 | 2:36pm

NDP Seniors Critic Danielle Chartier says a report on the state of long-term care homes in Saskatchewan released by the govvernment on Friday show minimum care standares and adequate government funding are needed. The 251-page report highlights what is working well and what improvements are needed at the many long-term care homes across the province. […]