Nursing home health-care aides
need more training

Postmedia News,Tom Blackwell

They occupy the front lines of Canada’s crowded nursing homes, providing the bulk of care to increasingly challenging, dementia suffering residents. But the workers known as health-care aides have limited training, no regulation, “worrisome” levels of burn-out and, in cities, are as likely not to speak English as a second language, a new study suggests. Read the rest here: