Ontario Health Coalition reports on long-term care with ‘Situation Critical’; Food Guide update coming tomorrow
Ontario health watchdog highlights long-term care problems in new report
The Ontario Health Coalition is sounding the alarm over long-term care conditions.
The coalition’s new report, Situation Critical, looks at many issues like wait lists and staffing shortages plaguing care homes. The coalition also found 27 murders connected to these facilities over five years. Officials are at Queen’s Park today for the report release.
Divorce easier to process for younger kids versus teens
Divorce might be better when the kids are younger according to a new report.
UK researchers found kids between seven and 14 who go through a divorce are more likely to lash out and develop issues like anxiety as they age. Experts suggest when kids reach adolescence, they’re not as equipped to deal with emotional stress compared to when they’re younger.
Food Guide update looks to focus on changing food trends
Canada is issuing new guidelines on a healthy diet tomorrow.
This will be the first time the Food Guide has been updated in over a decade, with an early draft suggesting a bigger focus on plant-based proteins. The federal health minister says the new guide reflects the changing diets of 37 million Canadians.