COVID-19 and long term care workers: Staffing shortages and diverse pathways to entry

The goal of this project is to enhance health workforce planning in the Waterloo Region in collaboration with the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin (WPB), to address the Long Term Care staffing crisis by providing quantitative analysis of the demographic make up of the labour market involved in health relation professions, which will identify the demographic specifics of this population in terms of immigration status, length of residence in Canada etc. This will provide useful data for employers and educators to assist them in targeting their recruitment, retention and training plans.

Intern: 
Rafael Harun
Faculty Supervisor: 
Margaret Walton-Roberts
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Ontario
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