Combating community resistance to care facilities

Vogel, Lauren
July 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE625
Academic Journal
The article discusses the initiative of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to combat community resistance to the development of residential care homes. It notes that Saskatoon's initiative, proposed in a report on policies governing care homes, aims to avoid issues by providing more information to residents of areas where new facilities are proposed and to alleviate unfounded anxieties and focus public consultations.


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