Ontario Moves Forward to Reach Goal of 15,000 New Long-Term Care Beds
MPP Triantafilopoulos Calls for Local Operators and Others to
Consider Applying to Build and Redevelop Beds
October 1, 2019
Oakville North-Burlington – MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, Parliamentary Assistant for Long-Term Care, is pleased to see this announcement. She encourages local long-term care operators and others interested in building or redeveloping long-term care beds in Oakville North-Burlington and Halton Region to consider applying.
The Ministry of Long-Term Care will be accepting applications for current and potential operators to build new long-term care beds and redevelop existing ones across Ontario. These beds are part of the Ontario Government’s commitment to create 15,000 new long-term care beds and redevelop 15,000 beds over five years.
Those eligible to apply include: existing non-profit, for profit and municipal long-term care operators as well as non-profit, for-profit and municipal organizations who are new to the long-term care sector and are eligible to operate a long-term care home in Ontario
Quotes from Effie Triantafilopoulos MPP:
“I am proud that our government is moving quickly to meet its commitment to build 15,000 new long-term care beds and an additional 15,000 redeveloped beds over five years. To date, our government has allocated 7,889 new beds, fulfilling more than 50% of its five-year commitment.”
“I encourage interested local operators and others to get involved in the application process to ensure beds are available in our community for those who need support and quality care.”