Two Sault Ste. Marie Long-Term Care homes have made a list of the top 30 violators .
The list compiled by CBC’s Marketplace is drawn from complaints from January 1, 2015 to December 31st, 2019. The list shows the amount of written notices to each Long Term Care facility following an inspection from the Ministry of Long-Term Care in Ontario.
The numbers are posted on the Ministry’s website.
According to the table, Cedarwood Lodge and Extendicare Maple View both located in Sault Ste. Marie made the list. Cedarwood Lodge had 112 written notices while Extendicare Maplewood logged 125 notices during the 5 year period.
When a home is caught violating the Long-Term Care Homes Act during an inspection, it is issued a written notice that appears on its inspection report. Sometimes a written notice is accompanied by another notation that may require or recommend action by the home, according to the CBC article.
Hograrth Riverview Manor in Thunder Bay topped the list with 289 written notices. Other Northern Ontario facilities were listed from Sudbury as well as two other homes in Thunder Bay.
To read more about the CBC Marketplace article on Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario GO HERE