Day: September 18, 2015

WorkSafeBC Ruling on Ceiling Lifts Overturned

On September 11, 2015, the Review Board of WorkSafeBC overturned a work order pertaining to preventing musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) when transferring residents in Augustine House, a BCCPA member. The work order charged Augustine House with installing 12 new ceiling lifts in their complex care home in order to facilitate safer resident transfers, at an estimated […]

Seniors Day Program Cut in Delta

The following article appeared in the Vancouver Sun today regarding cuts to the Cross Roads Adult Day Program in Delta. Earlier this week BC’s Senior’s Advocate Isobel Mackenzie released a report identifying the need for more adult day programs for seniors in BC. +++ Anna Chang fights back tears whenever she thinks about having to […]