It’s been one week since Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne, opening Parliament with a significant commitment to long-term care. But what now? What will the national standards for long-term care mean for operators and, most importantly, residents and staff?
In this episode, Jodi Hall, Chair of the Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC), joins Patrick Nelson to discuss what role the federal government can play in supporting Canada’s seniors and how the current Liberal Government measures up.
Jodi Hall is a longtime advocate for seniors, the Chair of CALTC and the Executive Director of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes (NBANH). Jodi started her career in long-term care as a nurse working with directly with residents before serving as the Director of Education and Practice with the New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurse Association and Administrator of Orchard View Long Term Care. In addition to her role as Chair of CALTC and Executive Director of NBANH, Jodi is also the President of the New Brunswick Continuing Care Safety Association and Co-Chair of the Collaborative for Healthy Aging Care in New Brunswick.