8th Annual BC Care Awards: Wrap Up

What an evening it was! Last Monday evening, the 8th Annual BC Care Awards ceremony was our first event to welcome so many to celebrate together in person, and it was an emotional celebration. Minister of Health Adrian Dix once again took to the podium to kick off the evening with heartfelt remarks. Several MLAs […]

Broadcaster Lynda Steele awarded as BCCPA’s inaugural Family Champion of the Year

8th Annual BC Care Awards ceremony happens Feb. 28th in Victoria Burnaby, B.C. (February 17, 2022) – BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) announces that the recipient of its first-ever Family Champion of the Year Award is longtime broadcaster Lynda Steele. The Family Champion of the Year is one of six categories for the 8th Annual BC […]

Congratulations, Dave Cheperdak! Winner of the Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award

BC Care Providers Association is delighted to announce Dave Cheperdak as the winner of this year’s Ed Helfrich Long-Service Excellence Award. As of June 2021 Dave Cheperdak is the now retired CEO of Broadmead Care located in the Island Health region, after providing exemplary leadership in the Broadmead care community for 17 years. Our Events […]

Congratulations, Ionel Prodan! Winner of the Safety Champion Award

BC Care Providers Association congratulates Ionel Prodan on receiving this year’s Safety Champion Award. Ionel Prodan is a Maintenance Worker at Good Samaritan Canada’s Victoria Heights located in New Westminster. He is originally from Romania but has settled in Canada for 29 years. His colleagues describe him as an individual with a great capacity who […]

Congratulations, Courtney Merrells! Winner of the BC Care Provider of the Year award (Assisted Living category)

BC Care Providers Association congratulates Courtney Merrells as this year’s winner of the Care Provider of the Year Award in Assisted Living! Courtney Merrells is the General Manager of Parkside Community based in the Interior Health region. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Courtney has displayed resilience through her tremendous effort in supporting her team through adversity. Despite facing […]

Nominees for Care Provider of the Year Award in Long-Term Care (Part 3)

Continuing from our last two announcements of nominees for the Care Provider of the Year Award in Long-term Care, we are pleased to announce the final four nominees in this category. The Care Provider of the Year Award is an opportunity to acknowledge care providers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in delivering care […]

Nominees for Care Provider Award of the Year in Long-term Care (Part 2)

We are excited to announce another four of our nominees for Care Provider of the Year in long-term care. We will be announcing award winners in January 2022 and the winners will travel to Victoria to spend two nights at the beautiful Fairmont Empress, where they will be presented their awards at a cocktail reception […]