Day: December 10, 2013

Premier Speaks about Dementia Care

In an interview with Rick Cluff on CBC’s Early Edition this morning, Premier Christy Clark addressed the growing prevalence of dementia, the province’s dementia action plan, and a timeline for the new Seniors Advocate. With 70,000 British Columbians living with dementia, a number that is expected to double over the next 25 years, Premier Clark says, “I’d […]

Annual Conference: Call for Presenters!

The BC Care Providers Association is pleased to announce a Call for Presenters for our Annual Conference on May 25 – 27, 2014 in Whistler, British Columbia. For the 2014 conference, there will be three streams: Residential Care; SafeCare BC (workplace health and safety); and Home Care. The theme for the conference is ‘Best Practice, […]

Tragic Passing of Senior in North Vancouver

Over the weekend, the story of a 76-year-old woman with dementia who wandered away from her care home ended in tragedy. Joan Warren left her North Vancouver care home on Friday morning and was found Sunday afternoon after she had passed away. For a summary of news coverage on this tragic story click below: CBC- […]