Global News at 6 Halifax
January 19 2021 5:13pm

Nova Scotia withheld $229K in funding from long-term care homes over empty beds during COVID-19

In September, the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness issued an ultimatum to long-term care homes: fill a “pre-approved” number of empty beds during the COVID-19 pandemic, or risk having certain funds withheld. Nearly five months later, the province has confirmed $229,000 has been withheld from 24 homes. Elizabeth McSheffrey speaks with stakeholders about the impact.

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