Day: August 31, 2017

SafeCare BC announces Dhalla as Acting CEO

SafeCare BC has announced that after a comprehensive search Saleema Dhalla, their current Director of Workplace Health and Safety Programs, is assuming the role of Acting CEO for SafeCare BC. Saleema will be leading SafeCare BC in this role during the maternity leave of our current CEO, Jennifer Lyle. Saleema has already transitioned into this role, […]

BCCPA listening tour on A.L. & home care kicks off in Kelowna, Sept 7th

B.C. has one of the oldest populations in Canada, with seniors expected to make up 25 per cent of the population by 2036. We understand how home care and assisted living providers play a vital role in supporting B.C. seniors, by helping them live as independently as they can, for as long as possible. As […]

Office of the Seniors Advocate releases report on caregiver distress

The Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) released their most recent report this week, Caregivers in Distress: A Growing Problem. Ultimately, the report highlighted that supports and services are not keeping pace with the growing needs of seniors, and that distress rates are rising for B.C. caregivers. The report focuses on individuals who are caring […]