Nova Scotia to reduce home-care service wait times
Published Friday, September 21, 2012 7:20AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, September 21, 2012 7:21AM EDT
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government wants to reduce the waiting list for home-care services in the Halifax area.
Health Minister Dave Wilson says the government will spending five million dollars over two years to cut in half a list that has grown to 265 people.
He says some people are waiting up to a year for services.
More than 22-hundred people receive home-care support in the Halifax area.
The government says 12-thousand receive services across the province.