Home Care NewsCOVID-19

Mar 29

Home Care Vaccination Update from SafeCare BC

The vaccination of home care workers is well underway as part of the province’s Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine rollout, and SafeCareBC has been working closely with the Ministry of Health […]

Jan 20

New Survey for Home Health Workers on Labour Shortages

Take SafeCare BC’s Survey on Human Resources! For three weeks in October, SafeCare BC invited long-term care providers to participate in a special survey focused on the sector’s human resource challenges […]

Jan 09

Homecare Worker Safety: SafeCare BC featured on Global BC News Hour, CBC Radio

The snow and icy conditions have been a struggle for many of those who are providing care, and SafeCare BC has been working to raise public awareness of the impact […]

Jan 06

Amid icy weather, injury claims up for homecare workers

The recent bout of cold weather had SafeCare BC in the headlines over concerns for homecare workers. The following report is courtesy of CKNW Radio. It’s not just the elderly […]

Nov 14

SafeCare BC Releases Home Support Sector Survey Results

Further to previous notices, we are pleased to share with you the results of the Needs Assessment safety survey that SafeCare BC distributed to home care employers and front line […]

Oct 24

Introducing SafeCare BC for Home Care Workers

We are pleased to share with you the latest injury report data for BC’s Home Care sector.  Based on WorkSafe BC statistics, this data captures the size of the sector […]