Navigating Nursing Homes

Navigating Nursing Homes

Throughout October, The Telegram reported on complaints family members were making about nursing homes in and around St. John's and responses — or sometimes the lack of response — from health care officials.

Ideally, long-term care homes are homes. It’s where many people will spend their final years of life. That’s why choosing the right place is crucial. — Photo by Thinkstock

Woman gets one bath a week at long-term care home

October 08, 2013 - 4 h 37

That is up until between the end of August and early September, Dray said, when a tub on her unit at Hoyles-Escasoni Complex broke and she missed two baths in a row.

“It’s possible and it...

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Woman gets one bath a week at long-term care home

Seniors’ home serves up spaghettios

October 05, 2013 - 4 h 35

Ken Kavanagh’s 84-year-old mother, Elizabeth, is a resident of Hoyles Escasoni. He told The Telegram Friday he couldn’t believe she was actually fed the canned food as a meal until he saw it with...

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Seniors’ home serves up spaghettios