Mike Dickin, director of operations at Provincial Long Term Care and administrator at Shelburne Residence, one of the organization's homes, says the five homes are each aiming to collect 500 signed postcards in support of adequate funding to all long-term care home departments in Ontario.
Additionally, the Mississauga-based provider is in contact with seniors groups that use space in the homes for meetings, and they're all onboard with the campaign, says Dickin
While Provincial Long Term Care
has always supported the campaign, Dickin
says the organization has increased its focus on collecting large numbers of signed postcards for this year's initiative.
"Because we feel that the pressure is higher than it has ever been, we're really making a co-ordinated effort in setting some substantial goals," he