Niagara getting over 300 new long-term care beds


Niagara is getting more long-term care beds.

Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff making the announcement in Grimsby this afternoon at Shalom Manor and Gardens.

The Ontario government says it is investing in 1,000 new long-term care beds and updating almost 800 existing beds in Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Hamilton and Niagara.

In Niagara 320 beds will be added to homes in St.Catharines, Welland and Virgil.

Here is a list:

-96 new beds and upgrading 64 existing beds as part of the Westhills Care Centre project in St. Catharines

-13 new beds to the Linhaven Long-Term Care Home project in St. Catharines, which will enable the upgrade of an additional 226 existing beds

-Building 81 new beds and upgrading 41 existing beds as part of the Pleasant Manor project in Virgil

-Building 66 new beds and upgrading 62 existing beds as part of the Foyer Richelieu Welland project in Welland

-64 new beds to the Royal Rose Place project in Welland