December, 2015 | Broken Homes: Nurses speak out on the state of long-term care in Nova Scotia and chart a course for a sustainable future. Forward by Dr. Tamara Daly, “It is time that the debate shifts to acknowledge that people don’t choose to need LTC, much like someone does not choose to need a quadruple bypass. Families and residents need LTC because they can’t remain at home, and therefore they deserve a LTC system that is exceptional. To do so, we must ensure there are enough staff with the right skill mix to support the changing health and social care needs of residents, and to make sure that we don’t lose some of our most talented and committed nurses and other care staff.” Read the full report here.
Nov. 25, 2015 | Homicides in nursing homes appalling. Dr. Tamara Daly was quoted in an article by the Sudbury Star and the Nugget, “Tamara Daly, a researcher at York University, said the report calls the deaths “a systemic problem” that needs to be investigated.” Read the full story here and here.
Nov. 6, 2015 | Dr. Tamara Daly received a research award from the Faculty of Health, at York University. Read about the award and more in a recent YFile story.