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Inspection Results

The Health Ministry completed Resident Quality Inspections (RQIs) on 600 of the 630 long-term care homes in Ontario in 2015.

Table 1 below provides information about the number of Written Notifications (WNs), Voluntary Plans of Correction (VPC) and Compliance Orders (CO) issued as a result of these RQIs, by Service Area.

Table 1: Resident Quality Inspections by Service Area for homes inspected in 2015

 

Number of  Homes/ Number of RQIs

Total WNs

Average WN per Home

Total VPCs

Average VPC per Home

Total Compliance Orders

Average CO per Home

Hamilton

124/122

1659

13.6

841

6.9

219

1.8

London

151/144

1046

7.3

661

4.6

127

.88

Ottawa

143/140

 1235

8.8

531

3.8

110

.71

Sudbury

70/61

825

13.5

400

6.6

138

2.3

Toronto

142/133

1417

10.7

516

3.9

35

.26

Totals

630/600

6182

10.3

2994

5.0

619

1.0

 

Table 2: 2014 RQIs by Service Area.

All 629 homes were inspected between July 2013 and February 2015

 

Total Homes Reviewed

Total WNs

Average WN per Home

Total VPCs

Average VPC per Home

Total Compliance Orders

Average CO
per Home

Hamilton

125

1779

14.2

891

7.1

225

1.8

London

149

1534

10.3

861

5.8

159

1.1

Ottawa

164

1705

10.4

621

3.8

127

0.8

Sudbury

69

838

12.1

          312

4.5

111

1.6

Toronto

122

1637

13.4

752

6.2

63

.52

Totals

629

7407

11.8

3386

5.4

670

1.1

Note: The Average WN, VPC and CO issued per home is slightly lower in 2015 than in 2014.