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Adam Burns The Canadian Press

Patient ombud on LTC homes says we must prevent repeat

TORONTO - Major changes are needed in Ontario's long-term care system, the province's patient ombudsman said Thursday as the office made a series of recommendations to deal with a resurgence in COVID-19.

Enhancing whistleblower protections, improving communications and overhauling the visitation system are among the suggestions included in the office's preliminary report.