Registered nurses laid off at Inglewood
B.C. nurses are concerned a recent round of layoffs at Inglewood Care Centre will result in a lesser level of care for residents at the West Vancouver facility.
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North Vancouver, Canada
#1 Feb 10, 2013
Vancouver Coastal Health seems to be under the impression that nursing homes like Inglewood Care Centre are home to little old ladies who sit around doing crossword puzzles and playing cards. Those days are long gone ! The resident's of these facilities are often suffering from advanced dementia or complex, unstable medical conditions. They are amoung our most vulnerable citizens and they need and deserve the best care available. RNs should not and cannot be replaced by LPNs. It's just that simple.
Since: Apr 13
#2 May 16, 2013
right. maybe they are just cutting the cost for employment..
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