Care Home Policies Slammed

“The Mattisons have a warning for New Brunswickers: what happened to them can happen to you.

The Moncton family became the reluctant face of what can happen now that the province has changed the admissions criteria for so-called Level 3B special care beds.

Less than a week before their mother Pauline was set to leave hospital and enter just such a facility, the Department of Social Development added the criteria of dementia for those seeking a 3B bed, arguing that those cases need to be segregated, leaving the family matriarch well enough to leave the hospital, but with nowhere to go…”

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