Licensing and Policy in the Long Term Care Homes Division, MOHLTC
Karen Simpson is the Director of the Long-Term Care Inspections Branch; she is Director under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 as well as the Healing Arts and Radiation Protection Act. The Long-Term Care Inspections Branch is responsible for conducting inspections of long-term care homes as well as X-ray equipment in a variety of settings across Ontario. The branch was formed as part of the implementation of the new Long-Term Care Homes Division in November, 2015. Karen was formerly the Senior Manager, Compliance and Enforcement, also responsible for inspections of long-term care homes.