Announcing speakers for the 2nd Annual BC Continuing Care Collaborative

On January 26th, 2018, BC Care Providers Association, in association with the BC Ministry of Health, will hold the 2nd Annual BC Continuing Care Collaborative which focuses on the topic of health human resources.

Lara Croll

“The Collaborative is a fantastic forum to address staffing shortages in BC’s continuing care sector because it brings together stakeholders from all corners of the sector, to identify solutions to recruit more qualified workers to our sector, and how to keep the workers that we have happy and healthy at work,” says BCCPA HHR Analyst Lara Croll.

The event will feature a keynote talk by Hon. Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and presentations from representatives from health authorities, unions, government, care providers, worker safety experts and academics.

“We’re glad to have such a varied group of speakers at the Collaborative,” says BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine. “We have no doubt the dialogue will lead to innovative and compelling solutions to strengthen seniors’ care, and meet the needs of our aging population.”

The BC Care Providers Association is pleased to announce the following speakers for the 2nd Annual BC Continuing Care Collaborative:


Topic 1: Creating Collaborations: Next Steps for BC Cares

David Hurford, Three Links Care Centre
Jeremy Sabell, Stenberg College
Sherry Ogasawara, BCGEU

Topic 2: HHR–Unique Challenges in Rural and Urban Areas

Becky Marlatt, Sienna Seniors Living
James Challman, Greater Vancouver Community Services Society
Tim Orr, Vancouver Island Health

Topic 3: Enhancing Worker Safety to Address Recruitment & Retention

Saleema Dhalla, SafeCare BC
Denise Subotin, WorkSafe BC
Krista Livingstone Clark, Discovery Community College

Topic 4: Opportunities for Innovation & Flexibility

Michael McMillan, Health Employers Association of BC
Sarina Corsi, BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry
Anita Dickson, Licensed Practical Nurses Association of BC

The 2nd Annual BC Continuing Care Collaborative sponsored by:

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