BC Care Awards

Everyday B.C.’s seniors care providers engage in challenging and inspiring work to ensure the quality of life for older adults. BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) proudly celebrates the exceptional passion and commitment of individuals who provide the best care possible.

On February 27th 2024, BCCPA and EngAge BC held the  10th Annual BC Care Awards at the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. We were honored to have Premier David Eby attend the event for the first time and B.C. Minister of Health, Hon. Adrian Dix, present the following awards again this year:

Read our wrap-up post of the event here.

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors who make this event possible:

Reception Sponsor


BC Care Provider of the Year | Home Health

BC Care Provider of the Year | Assisted Living


BC Care Provider of the Year | Long Term Care

Family Champion


Ed Helfrich Long Service


Workplace of the Year (New!)

Swag Bag Sponsorship and Training Sessions

Previous Award Winners

9th Annual BC Care Awards (February 2023)

BC Care Provider of the Year:

Family Champion Award: Kim Slater

Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award: Karen Biggs 

8th Annual BC Care Awards (February 2022)

BC Care Provider of the Year:

Safety Champion: Ionel Prodan, Victoria Heights, Good Samaritan Society

Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence: Dave Cheperdak, Retired CEO, Broadmead Care Society

Family Champion Award: Lynda Steele, radio and TV broadcaster

7th Annual BC Care Awards (Fall 2020)

For the 7th Annual awards there was a change to our format. Individual Care Provider of the Year and Safety Champion awards were presented virtually during SafeCare BC’s Hearts and Hands online conference for health care assistants in October 2020. Links to the 2020 winners and presentations by CEO Terry Lake in the posts linked below.

The Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award for that year is being formally presented as part of our June 2022 Annual Conference.

BC Care Provider of the Year:

Safety Champion: Cindy Kaufmann
Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence: Karen & Otto Froelich and Judy Reefschlager

6th Annual BC Care Awards (February 2019)

BC Care Provider of the Year:

Safety Champion: Erin Terry
Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence: KD Riar

For all BC Awards related updates, follow the tag bc care awards.

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