SEIU Healthcare is mourning the tragic loss of our dear member Christine Mandegarian. A dedicated personal support worker for 31 years, Christine’s colleagues described her as loving, caring, and compassionate towards absolutely everyone she cared for at Sienna Altamont Care Community in Scarborough. Christine will be missed and remembered.
We’re offering Christine’s family whatever support they need during this extremely difficult time.
This tragic death is a difficult reminder of the very real dangers healthcare workers face in the selfless delivery of care for Ontario families, as well as the support and protection that they need immediately.
Last night, President Sharleen Stewart spoke about why this should have been avoided: