Day: November 7, 2016

Government Proposes Major Reforms to BC Care Aide Registry

The BCCPA applauds a move by the Government of BC which sets the stage for major reforms to the flawed BC Care Aide Registry. On Monday, the Ministry of Health announced their “intentions paper” which outlines how health care assistants will now be managed by the new College of Nursing. If implemented as proposed, the recommendations will […]

Inviting community inside: Nursing homes take steps to stop social isolation of seniors

Originally published as the front page story in The Province newspaper. Download a PDF copy of the story here. Despite a 95-year age difference, five-year-old Tony Han Junior and centenarian Alice Clark enjoy each other’s company.  After decorating Halloween cookies together Han brings his own masterpiece, smothered in smarties and sprinkles, to Clark and encourages her […]