Tag: PPE

SafeCare BC: PPE emergency happening in seniors care and community living sectors

This is an Open Letter from Jennifer Lyle, CEO of SafeCare BC, published last weekend. Kudos from everyone at BCCPA to the whole SafeCare BC team for their incredible accomplishment with Operation Protect! PPE Emergency in Seniors Care and Community Living Sectors Further to previous communication regarding the COVID 19 pandemic, I am urgently writing […]

How COVID-19 is impacting PPE usage in long-term care

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused a severe shortage of personal protective equipment in long-term care homes. While care providers are stretched thin and compelled to do more with less, they are at greater risk of injury or illness. To put things into perspective, the table below shows how monthly PPE usage at one care home […]