A huge investment has been announced for St. Lawrence Lodge in Brockville.
Last week, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Steve Clark announced $2,462,501 in funding from the province and Federal government to improve and make upgrades at the long term care home.
Clarke says the investment is on top of funding that was previously announced for Wellington House in Prescott, Bayfield Manor in Kemptville, and Mapleview Lodge in Athens.
He says it’s all part of the province’s commitment to improve long-term care.
“It is good news for those facilities, and again, it’s part of a collaborative effort between the province and Federal government to help long-term care residents in Ontario,” Clark said.
The funding will allow the home to replace complete HVAC equipment to obtain reliable operations and modernize HVAC and Building Automation Controls equipment, and to enhance air quality.
Clark says the investment will continue to build on the commitments that this government has made to improve life for seniors in our community.
“I’ve been an MPP for 11 years, and for the first nine, we hadn’t had any good news announcements for long term care,” Clark said. “And now, we’re expanding care in all those areas, including St. Lawrence Lodge.”
In addition to helping communities build the necessary infrastructure to help improve long-term care, this investment will create hundreds of local construction jobs, and support local businesses and suppliers.