The BC Care Providers Association is pleased to announce the sell out of the season two Care to Chat opener. The event titled,Creating a Culture of Safety in BC’s Continuing Care Sector: Can Anything Be Done To Reduce The Highest Injury Claim Rates in BC?, is set to take place on November 13th at the Terminal City Club.
“We are excited to host such an important and relevant discussion on the prevalence of injuries in our sector,” says Michael Kary, Director of Policy and Research. “Keeping BC’s care staff safe and healthy is critical in furthering our collective goal of providing quality care for BC’s seniors.”
The two hour luncheon will explore the reasons as to why the continuing care sector has one of the highest injury claim rates in the province and the impact this has on care providers and residents.
Robin Gill, weekend anchor for Global National, will moderate the panel experts which includes:
- Jennifer Lyle, Executive Director, SafeCare BC
- Dave Keen, Executive Director of Workplace Health at the Fraser Health Authority
- Stephen Symon, Manager of Industry and Labour Services & Healthcare Industry at WorkSafe BC
- Della McGaw, OSH Representative for the Hospital Employees Union (HEU)
- Wendy Calhoun, Managing Director for Kaigo Retirement Communities
For more information on the event, please click here.
About: Care to Chat is a special speakers series of breakfast and lunch sessions featuring some of Canada’s opinion leaders and experts on thought-provoking issues of interest to care providers, business leaders and key decision makers in the continuing care sector, as well as other professionals, seniors and their families.