Tag: Listening Tour

Interior Listening Tour update — “silent crisis” faces seniors care

BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine is just past the halfway mark of his 4-day Listening Tour in the B.C. Interior. His trip includes several visits to member long-term care homes and independent living residences, a meeting with a room full of care providers from the region (at the inaugural “IAN” meeting), individual meetings with local MLAs […]

Higher acuity levels creating challenges for A.L. & home care providers

On September 28, BCCPA hosted two listening tour roundtables in the new SafeCare BC Training Centre – one for assisted living (A.L.) providers and another for home care providers. Mike Klassen, BCCPA’s VP of Communications and Stakeholder Relations, was joined at Thursday’s event by Rebecca Morris, Manager of Public Affairs, Home Care and Assisted Living […]

South Island providers attend BCCPA Listening Tour

This week BCCPA’s Mike Klassen and Rebecca Morris continued the BCCPA listening tour by holding round table events for Assisted Living (A.L.) and Home Care providers. “These listening tour events have highlighted that regional differences play a significant role in the challenges and opportunities which providers face across the province,” says Morris. “While this can […]

BCCPA Listening Tour making its way to Victoria and Sidney

BCCPA Listening Tour - Victoria

After successful roundtable events in Kelowna, the BCCPA team is coming to Victoria and Sidney where they will hear from assisted living and home care providers to identify key challenges facing the sectors. The roundtables are part of an eight-part, province-wide listening tour. Rebecca Morris, BCCPA’s Manager of Public Affairs for assisted living and home care, […]

BCCPA hears from the Central Okanagan

Listening Tour roundtables identify key challenges facing home care and assisted living providers At the first stop on BCCPA’s listening tour in Kelowna, BCCPA’s Mike Klassen and Rebecca Morris held separate roundtables with home care and assisted living (A.L.) providers. “B.C. is a diverse province and providers face different challenges, depending on where they are,” says […]

Kelowna roundtables expected to focus on care worker shortage

On Thursday in Kelowna, BCCPA’s Mike Klassen and Rebecca Morris will meet with home care and assisted living (A.L.) providers. Both roundtable events will be part of an eight-part, province-wide listening tour. “To inform our research and advocacy efforts we have made sure that the listening forums are open to both BCCPA members and non-members,” says […]

Listening Tour continues: Okanagan Valley and Vancouver Island

BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine continues his CEO listening tour on Wednesday, April 26th, in Kelowna, BC. After a successful kick off in the West Kootenays, Fontaine is eager to learn more about the key priorities and issues facing care providers in the Okanagan Valley. The Listening Tour was organized in order to learn more about the challenges and opportunities […]

Listening Tour: West Kootenays media coverage

BCCPA “in the news”… The Listening Tour began last week (see report on the meetings here) with a meeting between seniors care sector stakeholders in the West Kootenays, CEO Daniel Fontaine and the Mayor of Castlegar Lawrence Chernoff. The kickoff was covered by Radio NL reporter Shane Woodford, who shares the details here. The following […]