250,000

Canadians

live in long-term care facilities[1]

80%

of all COVID-19 deaths

reported during the first wave were residents of nursing and seniors’ homes[2]

199,000

new long-term care beds

will be required in Canada by 2035[2]

Resources

CSA Group standards, research, policy briefs, and other resources

Leverage the resources CSA Group and its volunteer members developed to provide you with information, guidance, best practices, and requirements to help ensure that LTC homes are safe for their residents and staff.

Infographic

CSA Group – Your ally for better long-term care homes

Research report

Supporting Mental Health and Well-Being in Community Residential Care Settings

Public review of CSA Z8004, Long-term care home operations and infection prevention and control

Infographic

What We Heard – public consultations and surveys

Report

What We Heard: Public consultations and surveys

Report

What We Heard: Consultation with operators and management

Report

What We Heard: Consultation with 2SLGBTQI+ community

Report

What We Heard: Consultation with older adults

Report

What We Heard: Consultation on working with Indigenous communities

Report

What We Heard: Consultation with francophone frontline workers

Report

What We Heard: Consultation with frontline workers

Research report

A Canadian Roadmap for an Aging Society

Case study

CSA Z8000: Building for health and safety in our health care facilities

Research report

Infection Prevention and Control in Health Care Facility Design

Training

Operations, Management, and Maintenance of Long-Term Care Homes

Training

Person Centred Care in Long-Term Care Homes

Training

Infection Prevention and Control in Long-term Care Homes - Instructor-Led Course

CSA Z8004:22

Long-term care home operations and infection prevention and control

CSA Z8000-18

Canadian health care facilities

CSA Z32:21

Electrical safety and essential electrical systems in health care facilities

CSA Z317.1:21

Special requirements for plumbing installations in health care facilities

CSA Z317.2:19

Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities

CSA Z317.10:21

Handling of health care waste materials

CSA Z317.12:20

Cleaning and disinfection of health care facilities

CSA Z317.13:22

Infection control during construction, renovation, and maintenance of health care facilities

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