Tag: funding

BCCPA CEO, Terry Lake discusses federal health care funding

Yesterday, Prime Minister Trudeau announced $196.1 billion in federal funding for health care over ten years, with only $46 billion in new funding. BCCPA CEO Terry Lake spoke to this news on CBC National News and CBC News BC, particularly as it pertains to long-term care. While there are plans to direct funds to health […]

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 […]

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. […]

Funding available through the LTC+ Acting on Pandemic Learning Together program

To help support the long-term care and retirement home sector to rapidly share with and learn from each other, and strengthen pandemic preparedness, the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute launched LTC+: Acting on Pandemic Learning Together (LTC+). The LTC+ program is based on findings captured in a new report – Reimagining […]