Seniors and disabled people who require care at home just got a boost from the Quebec government.
Quebec is giving individual health agencies control over $50 million for people getting medical care at home.
That means more money going to nurses and other medical professionals making house calls, and keeping patients out of hospital.
Health Minister Gaetan Barrette could not say when extra funding would come forward, because it is dependent on Quebec’s overall budget, and negotiations with the federal government. He said he is waiting for the federal government to live up to a campaign promise to give the provinces $3 billion earmarked for home care.
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