When we think of an elder moving into a long term care home, we often assume that they will stay in long term care until the end of their life. That’s how things used to be. But times have changed.
As one long term care home in Saskatoon has demonstrated, people can go home again after entering their doors; under the right circumstances, all it takes is involved family members, a caring, skilled staff who know the elders well, and access to community-based health and community services. Read the rest of this entry »