SOURCE: Saint Elizabeth Health Care

Saint Elizabeth

May 02, 2013 16:49 ET

Saint Elizabeth Welcomes New Funding for Homecare in Ontario

MARKHAM, ON--(Marketwired - May 02, 2013) -  Saint Elizabeth Health Care is encouraged by the five per cent increase in homecare spending announced in today's Ontario budget.

"I am pleased to see the commitment of additional funding for home care," said Shirlee Sharkey, President and CEO. "I am confident about the positive impact these funds will have for people receiving care in their homes." 

Saint Elizabeth has a longstanding relationship with the Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) and other partners in the healthcare system who are committed to providing the best quality of care possible to the growing number people who are choosing to receive care at home.

"We are excited to continue working with the CCACs and our other partners so that the money is invested in new and different ways to build capacity and service to homecare clients. We believe in bringing healthcare to people where, when and how they choose to receive it."

About Saint Elizabeth

Saint Elizabeth (www.saintelizabeth.com) has been a trusted name in Canadian health care for more than a century and is a leader in responding to client, family and system needs. As an award-winning national not-for-profit and charitable organization, Saint Elizabeth is known for its track record of social innovation and breakthrough clinical practices. Our team of more than 7,000 nurses, rehab therapists, personal support workers and crisis intervention staff deliver over five million health care visits annually.

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Contact Information

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    Dave Stephens
    Senior Public Affairs Consultant
    Saint Elizabeth
    (905) 968-6432 o.
    (647) 463-4102 c.