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ontario regulation 314/23

made under the

Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021

Made: September 15, 2023
Filed: September 15, 2023
Published on e-Laws: September 15, 2023
Published in The Ontario Gazette: September 30, 2023

Amending O. Reg. 246/22

(GENERAL)

1. Section 52 of Ontario Regulation 246/22 is amended by adding the following subsections:

(5) A licensee of a long-term care home is not required to comply with the requirements set out in this section until July 1, 2024, as long as the person hired as a personal support worker or to provide personal support services, in the reasonable opinion of the licensee, has the adequate skills, training and knowledge to perform the duties required of that position.

(6) A licensee shall cease to employ a person to whom subsection (5) applies if the person does not meet the applicable requirements under the Act and this Regulation on or before August 1, 2024.

(7) A licensee shall keep records of all persons to whom subsection (5) applies and provide statistical information respecting the situation to the Director monthly or upon request.

(8) The records required by subsection (7) must include at a minimum the number of persons working in the home to whom subsection (5) applies and their position.

2. Section 388 of the Regulation is revoked.

Commencement

3. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Section 1 comes into force on the later of October 11, 2023 and the day this Regulation is filed.

(3) Section 2 comes into force on the later of November 11, 2023 and the day this Regulation is filed.

 

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