Building Better Long-Term Care: Priorities to keep Ontario from failing its seniors11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Toronto - 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Ontario’s long-term care sector is facing unprecedented challenges. Almost half of the province’s homes require renewal and the demand for care is growing each year with more than 20,000 people on wait-lists for care today. Further, the seniors being cared for are older and frailer than any other cohort in the province’s history and over the next 20 years analysts forecast a growth in the aging population, and by extension, an increase in the number of seniors requiring specialized care that cannot be provided at home.
A better system - the right system - is one where seniors and their families can have access to quality care, close to home. A system where every home has been updated and where staff are provided improved resources required to care for seniors with dementia and other complex health conditions.
On February 27th, 2017, Candace Chartier, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Long Term Care Association, will speak about these challenges and her Association’s cost-efficient plan to build the sector up so that seniors today and tomorrow have dependable access to high quality care, close to home.
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Ontario Long Term Care Association
Candace brings a wealth of sector experience to her role as Chief Executive Officer. She is a strong leader, effective communicator and practiced health care professional who leads and delivers results on wide ranging and complex projects.
Previously, Candace held positions such as Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Project Director, Administrator and Director of Care in long-term care. She started her career as an RN and worked in the Acute Care Sector, Rehabilitation, Community Nursing and the Aeromedical Nursing fields. Candace is a strong advocate for long-term care both provincially and nationally as an executive with the Canadian Association for Long Term Care.
Candace holds an MBA from Western University Richard Ivey School of Business and is a graduate of Queens University Executive Development Program and the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Advanced Health Leadership Executive Program. Candace also holds the ICD.D designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors.