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Updated Long-Term Care Home Directive and New Resources

September 10, 2020

For those occupational therapists working in long term care, or with clients in retirement homes, be advised that Directive 3 has been updated by the government and is available on the Ministry website: health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/dir_mem_res.aspx

Two guidance documents related to Directive 3 are now in effect:

In addition, a guidance document titled "Reopening Retirement Homes" was released on September 8, 2020 and is in effect September 15, 2020. 

Occupational therapists working in this sector are reminded to stay in in communication with the long-term care home or retirement residence to ensure they follow the organization’s procedures.

If you have any questions, please contact the practice team at practice@coto.org or 1.800.890.6570 x240.