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Take SafeCare BC’s member survey and get a chance to win prizes!

SafeCare BC wants to hear from you. Its annual member survey is now open, and your feedback will help them understand the health and safety issues that are important to you, so they can develop programs and resources that support safer workplaces. You can help influence health and safety across the sector. They rely on […]

#BCCPA2023 Annual Conference: Submit your ideas for SafeCare BC’s Safety Den!

Safety Den, SafeCare BC’s Dragons’ Den-inspired event, will be returning to the 46th Annual Conference as a plenary session on May 29th! The session provides an opportunity for healthcare workers and organizations to showcase their ideas on improving workplace health and safety. Service providers and commercial members are invited to submit their ideas and innovations […]

SafeCare BC awards a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee Refresher presentation to BC Care Provider of the Year winner organizations

Our partners at SafeCare BC have provided an Occupational Health and Safety Refresher presentation to each of our BC Care Provider of the Year winners’ organizations. SafeCare BC strives to empower those working in the continuing care sector to create safer, healthier workplaces by fostering a culture of safety through evidence-based education, leadership, and collaboration. […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)

This National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), BC Care Providers Association and EngAge BC would like to highlight the importance of immunizations and their role in keeping seniors healthy and thriving. As older adults age, it becomes increasingly difficult for their immune systems to fight off diseases. That is why staying up-to-date with important immunizations is […]

SafeCare BC survey on WorkSafeBC’s High Risk Strategy

What are your thoughts on WorkSafeBC’s Health Care and Social Services High Risk Strategy? WorkSafeBC is in the final year of its three-year campaign — Health Care and Social Services High-Risk Strategy — focusing on point-of-care interactions in classification units with above-average time-loss claims. 2020 WorkSafeBC injury data indicate that long-term care and home and […]

SafeCare BC survey reveals mental health of care workers a top concern

SafeCare BC, our partner organization responsible for occupational health and safety in the continuing care sector, has recently released a comprehensive study on top health and safety concerns. The results revealed that mental health stress has significantly risen as a top concern in the workplace. Read below for the release and an op-ed by SafeCare […]

Jen Lyle steps down as SafeCare BC CEO

BC Care Providers Association congratulates Jen for her exemplary service in building our OHS organization After seven years, Jen Lyle, CEO of SafeCare BC has left the organization. Saleema Dhalla, Sr. Director, Strategic Engagements and Development, took over as interim CEO, effective today (June 21). Over the past seven years, SafeCare BC has many accomplishments […]

7th Annual BC Care Awards comes to the Hearts and Hands conference

Every day, front-line workers, staff and care providers across B.C. engage in challenging and inspiring work. BC Care Providers Association is proud to recognize and celebrate their commitment to providing the best possible care for our seniors. This year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, those working in health care have been deservedly proclaimed […]