Wednesday, April 10, 2013

VGH's Report Card (CBC's Fifth Estate)

VGH has been assigned a D; I suspect GPC must be a F.

This indicator measures the number of patients per 1,000 who develop problems tied to nursing care such as urinary tract infections, bed sores, pneumonia or broken bones. Nurses are not solely responsible but studies show a strong link to low nurse staffing levels. see cbc.ca/health

At GPC I have never heard or even seen any nursing staff being "burned out" from being overworked.  And no patient/resident at GPC will ever attest to that.

So Randy has been getting poor nursing care as I have suspected:of his urinary tract infections, bed sores, pneumonia, broken bones, psychological neglect....

see cbc.ca/health


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