Sumary of WRHA says Revera gave ‘less than accurate’ staffing data for Friday crisis at Maples PCH:
- Manitoba health officials now say Maples Personal Care Home was significantly understaffed when city paramedics and multiple ambulances were called in to help deal with the critical COVID-19-related health concerns of several residents Friday night..
- ‘I can’t let my dad die in there’ Two who died that night were part of a 48-hour span that saw seven COVID-19 deaths at the personal care home..
- During an emergency press conference Saturday — called by the province after reports of the problems Friday were made public on social media — a spokesperson for Revera denied Maples had been understaffed..
- But on Monday, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority president and CEO Vickie Kaminski said Revera had not provided accurate numbers..
- Manitoba reports 3 deaths, 365 new coronavirus cases, more personal care home outbreaks Monday “It really unfortunate that we’re here today to have to correct that record,”.
- 1:29 Families worry as deaths continue at Maples Personal Care Home Families worry as deaths continue at Maples Personal Care Home At least 177 residents at Maples have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began and 22 have died..
- Another Winnipeg Revera facility,Parkview Place, has recorded 152 COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths among residents..
- Homicide Unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home deaths, after emergency crews on scene On Sunday, Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen said the province will hire an independent health expert to look at what has caused spikes at both homes..
- Kaminski said she decided to look deeper into Revera original numbers for staffing at Maples after the Canadian Union of Public Employees, which represents health care aides and other workers, took to Twitter over the weekend to say there were only seven aides working the Friday evening shift..
- We’ve just heard back from our evening support staff members at Maples PCH, who are exhausted and demoralized..
- Kaminski encouraged health staff to make concerns known and promised they would be protected from repercussions, provided no personal medical information is made public..
- Teams coming to watch Winnipeg PCHs Kaminski said as of Monday, 23 of Winnipeg 38 personal care homes currently have COVID-19 outbreaks..
- She said the WRHA is putting together a team that will meet daily and attend personal care homes regularly to gather information and report on the situations inside care homes..
- In the meantime Kaminski said a current chief nurse executive from Winnipeg Deer Lodge Centre will be taking a permanent spot at Maples starting Tuesday morning..
- Three others will be added to the team at Maples in the coming days, she said, adding the team will be augmented by medical staff and nurse practitioners..
- 1:28 Winnipeg police homicide unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home Winnipeg police homicide unit investigating Maples Personal Care Home Over the weekend, Opposition New Democrats called for the government to take over operations of the two care homes, call in the military to bolster support ranks and recruit more health-care workers…