Category Archives: Nursing homes

Where does Norm Rafuse stand on key issues? Excerpts from all-candidates’ meeting

As I previously reported, about 25 people showed up on Thursday, August 27 to hear candidates for Parrsboro Town Council answer questions about key issues. Now that Norman Rafuse has won the council seat, it may be worth looking again … Continue reading

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Residential care worker campaigns for nursing beds

A residential care assistant from Advocate Harbour says she’s fighting for more long-term care beds because it’s not safe for many elderly people to stay in their own homes. During a talk today at Parrsboro’s Main & Station, Marchel Strong … Continue reading

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Home care, not more nursing homes

Changes coming to care for elderly Nova Scotia’s health minister says there are too many people on the waiting list for nursing home beds who don’t really need long-term care. The current waiting list has nearly 2,500 names. Leo Glavine … Continue reading

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