News 91.9 Radio Interview with Joan McCarthy

Joan McCarthy, Manager at Department of Social Development was interviewed on News 91.9 this morning with Tyler McLean. Her only interest seemed to be to throw special care homes under the bus for charging a “top up”. Never mind that the per diem rate the province allows for 3B special care home residents has increased only 15% in 16 years while wage expenses alone have gone up 40+%, never mind the cost of groceries, supplies, utilities, insurance and all other costs associated with running a special care home. She completely avoided even discussing all those left out by this policy that previously had access to special care home placement.

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