Tag: BC Government

Media Wrap Up: Health Ministers meeting, long-term health care crisis and more

BC Care Providers Association and EngAge BC CEO Terry Lake recently appeared on various media outlets to comment on this week’s meeting with provincial Health Ministers and Federal Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, and the recent updates to the Family and Resident Council requirements. In his interview on the Early Edition with Stephen Quinn on […]

BCCPA lauds new Health ministry bursary toward practical nursing programs

In response the increased demand for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) in B.C., health care assistants will now have more financial support to allow them to ‘ladder up’ their careers to become licensed practical nurses and develop skills to provide care to seniors across the province. BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) lauds Minister of Health Adrian Dix […]

Media Wrap Up: Staffing and funding issues in long-term care

This week, premiers gather in Victoria to demand more healthcare funding from the federal government due to the various challenges in provincial healthcare. Of the many healthcare areas, long-term care (LTC) continues to face challenges in the demographic shift and staffing shortages, with the latter highlighted in the recent UBC report offering various pandemic recommendations. […]