Sumary of Calling in the military should be on the table after ‘sickening’ events at Maples PCH: Winnipeg mayor:
- Winnipeg mayor is calling on the provincial government to consider all options — including calling in the military — to help at Maples Personal Care Home after city ambulance crews were called to the facility 18 times over 24 hours this weekend..
- Within the care home, seven have died from COVID-19 since Friday and one other person who was near the end of their life died from natural causes, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority said at a rare weekend press conference..
- Homicide Unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home deaths, after emergency crews on scene At least 22 patients, however, have died of COVID-19 since the virus infiltrated the personal care home less than two weeks ago and Global News has learned that Winnipeg police are investigating to determine if residents received adequate care or if there was a failure to provide the necessities of life..
- “The events of the last few days at Maples Personal Care Home, as we’ve come to learn, can only really be described as sickening,”.
- ‘I can’t let my dad die in there’ Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Chief John Lane laid out an overview of a busy weekend for paramedics at the care home Monday, which started with the first 911 call from the facility at 7:10 p.m..
- Homicide Unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home deaths, after emergency crews on scene “The platoon chief of paramedic operations quickly realized that this was unusual and contacted both the Maples and the WRHA — the executive on call — to evaluate the situation,”.
- “Those three individuals assessed a total of 10 additional patients and finished their work at the Maples on Saturday morning at approximately 2 a.m.”.
- 1:28 Winnipeg police homicide unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home Winnipeg police homicide unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home In all, three additional patients were taken to hospital from Friday into Saturday, Lane said, including one in critical condition and two in stable, Lane said..
- Lane says an ambulance was stationed at the personal care home until Sunday morning to act as a rapid response team and help with primary care of residents..
- 1:29 Families worry as deaths continue at Maples Personal Care Home Families worry as deaths continue at Maples Personal Care Home Overnight Sunday into Monday, Lane says nine patients were assessed, five were treated at the scene, and three needed to be taken to hospital..
- Lane said the WFPS is working with the care home and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority to provide resources through the week before “handing care of the patients in the Maples centre to either the Canadian Red Cross or other appropriate agencies by the end of the week.”.
- 1:24 Care home anxiety Care home anxiety Last week the province confirmed it had called in the Canadian Red Cross at both Maples and Parkview Place Personal Care Home, the site of another deadly COVID-19 outbreak in Winnipeg..
- Red Cross called in to help at Winnipeg personal care homes as coronavirus cases mount Parkview Place Long Term Care Home and Maples Personal Care Home — both run by the private company Revera — said they’re working with the Red Cross and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority on a plan “to provide additional staffing resources to support the residents with delivery of meals, recreation activities and companionship, maintaining isolation in rooms.”.
- While Lane stopped short of saying the military is needed at Maples, Bowman said the province needs to look at all options — including the military 2:46 Coronavirus:…