Established in 2013, SafeCare BC is an industry funded, non-profit association working to ensure injury free, safe working conditions for continuing care workers in BC. SafeCare strives to be the industry leader in advancing injury prevention and safety training for long-term care and home support workers. We are committed to improving health and safety within the work place and responding to the needs and priorities of our members.
SafeCare maintains a strong emphasis on injury prevention in the field of long term and home support care through the following methods:
SafeCare seeks to develop the most innovative and practical training for injury prevention of long-term care and home support workers. We continuously work with industry leaders and professionals to develop and implement these solutions.
We provide our members with cost effective training, educational services, and industry safety performance information as well as communicate government health and safety legislation and policies which impacts our members. SafeCare BC takes a “tried and tested” approach. Based on successful models from Alberta and around BC, SafeCare is working toward real, effective, and practical resources for frontline staff.
Our members are experienced, knowledgeable and passionate about the continuing care sector. We continually seek active participation and involvement of all SafeCare members to ensure our representation is accurate and informed. We strive to remain the leading source for the latest, accurate information on the sector, to better support our membership.
The values of SafeCare BC define what the Association holds as important from an internal organizational perspective and from a larger industry perspective. At SafeCare BC, we value: