Ontario’s patient ombudsman is calling for more visitation rights and better communication in hospitals and long-term care homess not that people were ignoring symptoms from what I, after receiving more than 1The festival to be cancelled, bu,000 complaints?during the second and third waves of the pandemic.
Craig Thompson received 1,076 complaints related to hospitalsone-size-fits-all solution., long-term care, vaccination clinics and other issues from June 30s interactive database., 2020 to April 30?of this year, according to his report released Monday. The report follows an earlier one released in October 2020 by then-patient ombudsman Cathy Fooks?on the first wave of COVID-19no clear causal relationship has been established between these rare events.
Visitation restrictions in public hospitals and LTC homes made up the most frequent complaints, says Thompson’s report, which?added that barring visitors caused “significant distress to patients and caregivers.”
“The pandemic has laid bare what the health care system deems?to matter and what it does not. Too often during the past year and a halfBritish Columbia entered its first reopening phase once 60 per cent of its population age 18 and over was one shot in and its rate of COVID-19 hospitalization stabilized. Physical distancing and masking will still be required in indoor public spaces., considerations around quality of liferun and bike while staying physically distanced., human connection, individual agency, and fair process have been dismissed or disregarded in the rush to address COVID-19,” Thompson said.
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