News

Mar 31
2017

Teepa Snow Brings Dementia Care Message

Teepa Snow, a guru of dementia care, is coming to Victoria! In partnership with the Luther Court Society, SafeCare BC will be sponsoring a Teepa Snow workshop on June 21, 2017. Register today! Early bird tickets are $100. After May 15, the cost will be $125. For more information on this event, please see the […]

Mar 31
2017

SafeCare Welcomes New Director of Communications and Member Services – Ken Donohue

SafeCare BC is pleased to welcome Ken Donohue, as its new Director of Communications and Member Services. He will be responsible for developing, coordinating and delivering a range of communications initiatives in support of our goals. Ken joins the SafeCare BC team with an 18-year background in health communications, having worked for large and small […]

Mar 24
2017

Op-Ed: New B.C. Seniors’ Care Spending Must Address Staffing

The National Alliance for Safety and Health in Healthcare (NASHH) is an alliance of healthcare sector health and safety associations across Canada. NASHH was established in February 2016 to support provincial efforts to reduce and eliminate workplace injuries on the frontline of health and seniors care in Canada, and to establish the foundation for a […]

Mar 16
2017

#StopViolence Recap

Nine in ten continuing care workers experience violence on the job at some point in their career. Violence exists in many forms – it can be bullying, intimidation, or even physical altercations. At the beginning of February, SafeCare BC invited you to join us and help #StopViolence. Over the past 30 days, we highlighted different […]

Mar 03
2017

Annual General Meeting 2017 Recap

Last week, SafeCare BC hosted its third Annual General Meeting.  Over 70 members were in attendance at the landmark AGM, which saw amendments to the Association’s bylaws passed that formally incorporated the home care and support sector into SafeCare BC’s membership. The AGM also included a report on SafeCare BC’s activities in 2016, a report […]