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Dentist Sounds Alarm as Burnaby Care Home Closes In-House Clinic

July 1, 2020
by BurnabyNow

A dentist is worried the closure of her twice-weekly clinic at a Burnaby long-term care home will lead to a decline in overall health for the seniors who live there.

Dr. Jain has operated the clinic at the George Derby Centre in Burnaby since 2014 but she said she was told to pack up and leave by Monday, June 29.

Jain said the loss of a permanent dental clinic in the long-term care centre is particularly concerning as the COVID-19 pandemic raises serious concerns about the lack of attention given to long-term care in the country.

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