On January 30, 2013, The Long-Term Care (LTC) Task Force (Ontario) released its first progress report. The LTC Task Force was established in November 2011, to respond to media reports and public concern about incidents of abuse and neglect in long-term care homes and underreporting of these incidents. The Task Force has broad representation including a resident, family member, advocates, nurses, long-term care physicians, personal support workers, unions, and long-term care provider associations.
This progress report represents the first of six semi-annual progress reports that will be issued over the next three years. This report follows up on the implementation of 18 multi-faceted actions contained in the original report Action Plan to Address Abuse and Neglect in Long-Term Care Homes, released in May 2012. Stories about implementation are also provided.Reports are available in French and English