Day: January 17, 2014

Care Aide Registry Releases Program Recognition Guide for Educators

The BC Care Aide Registry recently released the Health Care Assistant Program Recognition: Guide for Educators. The Registry notes: At a time when HCAs are providing up to 80% of the direct care to older Canadians living in long term care or in their homes, consistency in training and graduate outcomes are essential to the continuity and […]

SafeCare BC Conducts Training Needs Assessment Surveys

SafeCare BC is undertaking a training needs assessment to determine the training and resource needs of the long term care sector in British Columbia. The scope of the assessment includes all health and safety training, education and resources available to the long term care sector in British Columbia (Classification Unit 766011). On behalf of SafeCare […]

Home and Community Care Policy Manual Updates

Effective January 1, 2014, the following four changes were made to the Home and Community Care Policy Manual: Policy 4.C: Choice in Supports for Independent Living (CSIL) – Canada Income Tax Act – a clarification has been added that CSIL support groups must undertake tax responsibilities as a corporation. – Criminal Records Review Act – a clarification […]