Caressant Care McLaughlin gets management support from Lindsay hospital to fight COVID-19 outbreak

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Ontario’s Ministry of Long-Term Care has approved a new voluntary management contract that allows Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay to provide enhanced support to Caressant Care McLaughlin long-term care as it continues to battle a COVID-19 outbreak.

Declared on Jan. 9, the outbreak as of Monday had claimed the lives of 17 residents at the 96-bed facility. There have been more than 60 resident cases of COVID-19 and nearly 50 cases among staff since the onset of the outbreak involved one case. An update on cases on Tuesday has not been made available.

Read more: Coronavirus: Ontario nursing home where 81 died was later cited for 13 violations

The province says the new arrangement will help address the current spread of COVID-19 in the home, help stabilize the situation and return the home to normal operations.

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The hospital and Red Cross are currently providing some support to the long-term care home. On Feb. 5 the hospital said it had four nurses, four housekeepers and a manager of environmental services onsite at Caressant Care.

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“Protecting our long-term care residents is our top priority and we are doing everything we can to keep them safe,” stated Dr…

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