Day: October 25, 2015

New Fall CEO Member Report Covers Key Policy Issues

Daniel Fontaine’s CEO Member Report – Fall 2015 Edition is now available exclusively to BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) members. The 26 page report covers a number of key issues including an update on the proposed basic wheelchair entitlement policy and BC Continuing Care Collaborative. Read more about it in this summarized report or click […]

CEO Member Report – Fall 2015 Edition

The CEO Member Report is an in-depth analysis of key issues happening within BC’s continuing care sector. An electronic copy is available to all members of the BC Care Providers Association and is published at least twice per year. Click here to read a PDF version of the full document.   2015 CEO Member Report – […]

Welcome to Our New Members

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Media Coverage of BCCPA Activities

Care to Chat: Vancouver Sun story CKNW story News 1130 story BCCPA Policy Paper: Vancouver Sun story CBC Radio story CBC Early Edition interview with Rick Cluff CKNW story News 1130 interview CBC Almanac podcast with Gloria Macarenko CKNW John McComb Show CBC Vancouver French TV CBC Radio Victoria

BCSLA & BCCPA Agree to Joint Task Force

In August, both President Elaine Price and I attended a board meeting of the BC Seniors Living Association (BCSLA). It provided us with an opportunity to update them on the activities of the BCCPA as well as extend an invitation to participate in a joint task force. The task force would be comprised of two […]

Events Fall/Winter 2015/16

Boston Minister’s Lunch 2 Day Dialogue Care to Chat Member Roundtable – Vancouver Club Upcoming Workshops Flooding, fire, restorations and insurance topics for our members – Nov.18, 2015 Role of Dental Hygenists in Continuing Care – Jan. 13, 2016 Value of Accreditation in B.C.’s Aging Services Sector – Feb. 17, 2016 Delicious and Nutritious on […]

Nominate Someone Today – BCCPA Annual Awards

Do you know a care aide who goes above and beyond his or her call of duty? How about a cleaning staff person who is dedicated to keeping your care home clean and virus free? If you do, the BC Care Providers is currently seeking nominations for a front line care provider or support staff […]

BCCPA attends National Conference on Frail Elderly

From September 27-29, 2015 the BCCPA Director of Policy and Research, Michael Kary, attended the third annual Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) conference in Toronto, Ontario. The conference, entitled Improving care for frail elderly Canadians, included academic and research representatives from across Canada. On the first day of the conference, health care sector […]