President and CEO of Providence Living, Mark Blandford, announced as Care to Chat panelist

BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is pleased to announce Mark Blandford as a panelist for the upcoming Care to Chat session on care hours, happening this February 15th at the Terminal City Club.

Since 2020, Mark has served as Vice President of Seniors Care at Providence Health Care and also serves as President and CEO of Providence Living, a non-profit healthcare organization for seniors established by Providence Health Care.

Mark is a Registered Occupational Therapist and holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Mark has worked clinically in variety of settings including long-term care. His past leadership roles included Director of Development at Beacon Community Services and also other seniors management roles in Island Health Authority’s Long-Term Care (LTC), Seniors Health and Home & Community Care programs.

In 2014, Mark was appointed as Deputy Seniors Advocate at British Columbia’s Office of the Seniors Advocate. Shortly after, Mark was appointed as the Director of Clinical Operations at Victoria General Hospital in 2016 and subsequently became the Executive Director for Seniors Health and Primary Care for Island Health. Here, he was the operational and strategic lead for the LTC COVID-19 response, the 6,000 LTC beds, as well as the 900 unit assisted living portfolio. Mark was also the strategic lead for the Island Health seniors care and community care strategy and its Palliative and End of Life program.

Join us our panel of healthcare-leading experts discuss the four-hour standard:

Care to Chat: Time to Care – What is the appropriate number of care hours?
February 15th, 2023
11:30 am-2:00 pm
Terminal City Club

Member Tickets: $85
Non-Member Tickets: $135

Tickets include a delicious three course lunch.

This event is now sold out.

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