Tag: Seniors Care

Best plan for seniors care has government, private & non-profit operators working together

BCCPA supports promise for new long-term care investments and continuation of wage leveling The election campaign to decide who will govern in British Columbia is underway, and the respective party platforms are slowly being unveiled. Today, the BC NDP party led by John Horgan announced a platform plank focused on long-term care. BCCPA supports several […]

CKNW Future of Work Series: Caring for the next generation of seniors

BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine was featured in a CKNW radio program discussing the growth in seniors care, which we originally posted last spring. We are re-posting the original program and full transcript as part of our #BecauseBCCares campaign. The following was prepared by reporter Tim Dickert. With more and more baby boomers entering their senior […]

Opinion: When it comes to seniors’ care, words matter

By Rebecca Morris Feeders, bed-blockers, bibs and demented residents. These were once common words and phrases used in the seniors’ care sector, but thankfully, these terms are being dropped from our vernacular. Many of us no longer refer to diapers, but “incontinence pads”. Older adults instead of “old people”. People who use wheelchairs, rather than […]

Opposition BC Liberals announce health critics @Mike_A_Bernier @joan_isaacs

Yesterday afternoon the Opposition BC Liberal Caucus announced that they have appointed Mike Bernier (MLA for Peace River – South, and previously the Minister of Education) and Joan Isaacs (newly elected MLA for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain) as the opposition critics for health as part of their overall shadow cabinet. This follows the NDP’s announcement that  Hon. Adrian […]