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Apr 26
2017

SafeCare BC Member Survey 2017

Got Opinions about Workplace Health and Safety? SafeCare BC is your health and safety association, committed to helping ensure safe workplaces for continuing care workers across BC. We are now seeking your feedback on the programs and services we offer, and encourage you to complete our online member survey. The feedback and opinions gathered in […]

Apr 13
2017

Care to debate? SafeCare BC says, yes please!

SafeCare BC is honoured to be among five organizations selected in the first-ever Care to Debate event, which will culminate in a special session at the BC Care Providers Association’s 40th annual conference, in May. There, the top three submissions, as voted beforehand by conference delegates, will have the opportunity to present and debate their […]

Apr 13
2017

Understanding dementia aids care providers

In a series of training needs assessments conducted by SafeCare BC over the past few years, care providers reported having a lack of training when it came to understanding dementia and how best to provide care. To satisfy this growing demand for dementia education, SafeCare BC, in cooperation with AGE Inc., recently piloted coach training for […]

Apr 13
2017

How effective are your health and safety policies?

Thanks to a new Safety Systems Audit Tool, developed by SafeCare BC, continuing care organizations across BC will soon be able to more easily assess the presence, implementation and effectiveness of their occupational health and safety policies, processes, and practices. This tool can be used by organizations as a self-audit tool to identify opportunities for […]