The first wave of COVID-19 triggered an increase in psychiatric drug prescriptions in long-term care homes, new data shows, and geriatrics experts warn this puts patients with dementia at risk for further harm from falls, stroke and sedation.
Health Canada is expected to give the greenlight for a vaccine in December. Health-care workers and long-term care residents are expected to be at the front of the line. But Manitobans appear split on whether they’ll want to roll up their sleeves once mass inoculations begin.
A legal advocacy group is calling on the province to remove its ban on drive-in religious services, claiming the restriction is violating churchgoers' rights - a claim one legal expert says may have merit.