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Media Advisory: Giant Rocking Chair Tours Ontario for Improved Care Standards in Long-Term Care

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(businesspress24) - TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/16 -- A giant 10-foot tall wooden rocking chair is touring 19 towns across Ontario. Joining the giant rocking chair in highly visual media events, will be local health coalition members, including seniors, family council members, union and care workers, long term care residents and concerned citizens. The goal is to bring awareness about improving the care standards at long term care facilities.

The care levels in Ontario''s long term care homes are inadequate:

There is a solution. The Ontario provincial government must:

The coalition will be collecting 20,000 signatures on postcards as they travel with the chair to symbolize the approximately 20,000 people waiting for long-term care placements.

When and Where?

Each event will be approximately 1/2 hour.

Tina Si, Campaign Coordinator
Ontario Health Coalition
416-441-2502 (office)
647-505-8253 (cell)

Peter Boyle, Tour Lead
613-539-3622 (cell)

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Date: 06/13/2016 - 10:00
Language: English
News-ID 1440904
Character count: 3061
Firma: Ontario Health Coalition
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