Item - 2018.MM44.53

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 23, 2018 without amendments.

MM44.53 - The Butterfly Approach: Making Toronto's Long Term Care Homes more Caring, Respectful and Supportive - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25,26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council direct the General Manager, Long-Term Care Homes and Services:

  

a. within existing resources, to provide better supports for seniors living with dementia in the City's 10 Long-Term Care Home and Service units by implementing key measures inspired by care-based programs such as the Butterfly and Greenhouse Project models;

 
b. to report to the first meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee in 2019 on the potential for a full pilot project inspired by care-based programs, such as the Butterfly and Greenhouse Project models, to better support seniors living with dementia, in one of the City's 10 Long-Term Care Homes and Services units, including:

 

1. outcomes of residents in other jurisdictions living in Long-Term Care Homes employing an innovative care model;

2. financial impacts and potential for savings in the short, medium, and long-term; and

3. supports and resources Long-Term Care Homes and Services would require to further embed a new approach across the City's 10 Long-Term Care Homes; and

 
c. together with the Seniors Advocate, to tour the municipally-owned and operated Redstone House at Malton Village Long-Term Care Centre in Peel Region where the Butterfly approach to dementia care was recently implemented.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(July 23, 2018) Letter from Linda L. McCarthy (MM.New.MM44.53.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Notice (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, need to be waived to permit introduction of Motion MM44.53. A two-thirds vote of Council Members present is required to waive notice.

Vote (Waive Notice) Jul-25-2018 3:40 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM44.53 - Waive notice
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Justin J. Di Ciano, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM44.53 be referred to the Community Development and Recreation Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jul-25-2018 3:41 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM44.53 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 42 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Justin J. Di Ciano, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-25-2018 3:42 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM44.53 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 42 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Justin J. Di Ciano, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council