Relief coming for continuing care pressures

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Government of Alberta
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New funding will increase staffing of health-care aides to alleviate pressures in contracted continuing care facilities.

Supports include additional funding to allow for:

  • Increased health-care aide staffing levels.
  • A wage top-up of an additional $2 per hour for health-care aides.
  • Up to 1,000 paid student practicum positions to fast-track certification and get more staff into our continuing care facilities.

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