The latest from NHNSA

Long-term care funding in N.S. will improve infection control, says industry

N.S. government has announced 27 projects that will create or improve more than 2,800 long-term care beds Tom Ayers · CBC News · Posted: May 13, 2022 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: May 13 Kendra Baldwin, CEO of Maple Hill Manor in New Waterford, N.S., says provincial funding will enable residents to have their own rooms and eliminate… Read more »

Investments to Attract, Retain Continuing Care Workers, Add More Beds

Seniors and Long-Term Care December 8, 2021 – 11:11 AM The Province is investing about $57 million to support those working in continuing care, add more staff and open more beds more quickly to seniors waiting for long-term care. Investments are aimed at hiring additional continuing care assistants and improving working conditions, improving care for… Read more »

Staff shortages prompt growing number of N.S. nursing homes to halt admissions

16 long-term care homes in the province have stopped taking new residents Continuing care assistants Kamal Kaur, left, and Sherlyn Monteroso, right, help resident Hilary Wellard at St. Vincent’s Nursing Home in Halifax on Monday. St. Vincent’s was the site of a provincial government announcement about recruitment of new care workers. (Communications Nova Scotia)More than one… Read more »

Advancing Knowledge in Continuing Care

NOVA SCOTIA – The Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association (NHNSA) and the School of Health Administration in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University are pleased to announce the launch of a six-day certificate program, Leadership in Continuing Care Administration for new administrators and senior leaders in the Continuing Care sector. Developed with strong… Read more »