Power sought to probe nursing home complaints - Published Tuesday March 16th, 2010

N.B. ombudsman wants office given power to investigate nursing home complaints

Kenny also said he wasn't concerned about the addition of P3 nursing home facilities changing the process of how complaints are handled by government.

Cecile Cassista, executive director of the New Brunswick Coalition for Seniors and Nursing Home Residents' Rights, disagrees. She said having an investigative mandate removed from government and given to an office like Richard's would make all the difference in how complaints are currently handled.