Nursing Care Daily Fees /Assets Protection
· That the government establish a Long-Term Care Act that would house all policies affecting seniors and protect the seizing of assets to pay for nursing care.
· That a policy be implemented where an operator who is unable to resolve an issue or concerns with a resident, will have the issue dealt by the provincial ombudsman.
· That a nursing care facility be legislated to accept individuals on a first come first serve basis.
· That the personal allowance to be increased to $277 per month for nursing home and special care home.
Ø Comfort allowance in 2004 for nursing homes was $88 per month increased in 2007 to $108 per month.
Ø For Special Care Homes $128 per month increased in 2007 to $135 per month.
Seniors Working Group April, 18, 2012, brief to Social Development