Tag: Family Visits

Care providers to families: Thank you for your patience

On June 30th, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix announced that in-person visits in the province’s long-term care and assisted living residences would be allowed to restart, and that the government was providing $160 million in funding to care homes so they can hire enough employees to manage visits and ensure that safety protocols are followed. […]

Media wrap-up: B.C. eases visitor restrictions in long-term care

On Tuesday, B.C.’s Minister of Health Adrian Dix announced investments to support safe and appropriate visits in the province’s 680 long-term care and assisted living residences. Changes to the visitation policy presented by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry follows an earlier public call by BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) and EngAge BC to allow […]