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City councillor doesn't want high-profile incidents to tarnish entire long-term care system

02:40 EDT 18 Aug 2017 | Topix

Coun. Diane Deans, who chairs Ottawa's community and protective services committee, said she doesn't want a few negative high-profile incidents to tarnish the reputation of city-run long-term care facilities. The councillor in charge of Ottawa's city-run long-term care facilities says she's sorry about an incident that left a paralyzed dementia patient lying injured on the floor, but that she doesn't want a few negative high-profile cases to leave people thinking the city's homes are unsafe.

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