Day: July 11, 2014

BCCPA Hosting CALTC Annual Meeting – Whister, Aug 24-26

From August 24-26, the BCCPA will be hosting the CALTC (Canadian Alliance for Long-Term Care) Annual Meeting to be held in Whistler. Each year a different region is responsible for hosting the event. Last year the strategy meetings were held in Southern Ontario. Once again this year, Elaine Price, Vice President, will be participating with […]

Simon Fraser Coop Student Research Projects Underway

In early May, BCCPA welcomed Lara Croll to our team. She is undertaking a summer internship with us and is working on several key research projects. We hope to roll out the fruits of her labour later this year. One component of her summer research projects has been getting to know our members better. That’s […]

Focusing On The Regions

Over the course of the next year, the BCCPA is going to make an extra effort to better engage with our non-Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley members. This aligns well with several of our key objectives in the 2013-16 Strategic Plan. Some of the ideas we are currently considering include: Host one of our Care […]

BCCPA Pilots New Workshops & Training Sessions

As part of our 2013-16 Strategic Plan, the BCCPA must make every effort to better engage with our members across the province. In addition to our annual conference and the Care to Chat series, we are in negotiations with several commercial members to pilot a series of smaller, member-only, low-cost workshops this Fall/Winter. We are […]

Minister’s 2nd Annual Lunch A Big Hit

Planning is well underway for the BCCPA to co-host our 2nd Annual Minister of Health luncheon with the Hon. Terry Lake on October 16th at the Pan Pacific Hotel. If you recall, over 350 people attended our sold-out inaugural event last fall. Our event partners include the Denominational Health Association, BC Non-Profit Housing Association and […]

Work On 2015 Annual Conference Well Underway

Not long after the last banner was taken down from the 2014 Annual Conference, work began on next year’s event. In June the Board appointed two directors and two members at-large to the 2015 Conference Committee. They include: Aly Devji, Deltaview Campus of Care– Board Director Kristan Ash, We Care – Board Director Hendrik Van […]

BCCPA 2013-16 Strategic Plan Updated

In June the BCCPA Board of Directors met to review and update the 2013-16 Strategic Plan. The Plan helps guide the work and human resource planning for the Association on a yearly basis. Although a significant portion of the plan remains unchanged, there was a re-direction of resources toward issues related to fiscal sustainability. To […]

Collaboration With SafeCare BC

BCCPA continues to support the establishment and activities of SafeCare BC. Back in 2012 we filed an application with WorkSafe BC to set up a new safety association for the long-term care sector. In 2013 the application was approved. Earlier this year a new SafeCare BC non-profit society was set up and a new Executive […]

Use BCCPA As Your Recruiter

Did you know that the BCCPA offers a special recruiting service to our members? For a small fee, you can advertise your job vacancy with our entire membership and social media followers. This includes a special e-blast to all of our members. It’s a cost effective way of getting the word out about and helping […]