WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – A long-term care home in Woodbridge, Ont., and a local hospital have agreed to a voluntary management contract.
Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill, Ont., will provide enhanced support to Villa Leonardo Gambin, according to the Ministry of Long-Term Care.
The voluntary management contract will be in effect for 90 days as the facility grapples with a COVID-19 outbreak.
Ontario’s Ministry of Health says there are 15 confirmed cases of the virus among its residents and 13 staff members.
Twenty-one residents at the home have died during the current outbreak.
The Ministry of Long-Term Care says that if necessary, the voluntary management contract can be extended beyond its initial 90-day term.View link »