News

Aug 21
2019

Anniversary Speaker Series – Five for Five

Five locations. Five Topics. Five years of supporting continuing care. We’re celebrating SafeCare BC’s fifth anniversary this fall by hosting a series of education sessions across the province. Kicking off in Castlegar on September 19 with Shannon Kenning’s Saying What You Mean and Meaning What You Say With Respectful Communication, the speaker series will run […]

Aug 16
2019

The Hamlets Become Hearts and Hands Sponsor

SafeCare BC is pleased to welcome another sponsor for the Hearts and Hands conference, The Hamlets! The Hamlets are part of a growing list of generous sponsors who help make Hearts and Hands possible. Please join us in thanking The Hamlets! There are still a few sponsorships or exhibitor booth opportunities available. Check out our sponsorship prospectus and […]

Aug 16
2019

Job Opening: Acting Manager, Member Services and Public Relations

Position: Acting Manager, Member Services and Public Relations Start Date: October 1, 2019 Term: 13 months Overview: The Acting Manager, Member Services and Public Relations will support the Director of Communications and Member Services in designing and implementing a robust engagement strategy to support and grow SafeCare BC’s member base. This position will also be […]

Aug 01
2019

Revera Living Becomes Hearts and Hands Sponsor

Today we are pleased to announce Revera Living is showing their support for health care assistants by sponsoring the fourth-annual Hearts and Hands conference. Hearts and Hands’ goal is to celebrate, educate and inspire British Columbia’s health care assistants. It is with the support of generous sponsors like Revera that this goal is made possible. […]

Jul 23
2019

Coach Chihab joins Victoria Hearts and Hands Event

Attendees of the Victoria Hearts and Hands conference are in for a treat!  Chihab Kaab – Coach Chihab – will be joining Teepa Snow and Shannon Kenning, as a presenter at the Victoria Hearts and Hands on October 24. Coach Chihab’s session, (Re)Igniting the Human Energy will teach participants the benefits of honing emotional wellbeing […]

Jul 23
2019

Normanna Establishes Staff Continuous Quality Committee

Normanna is a 100-resident care home in Burnaby, operated by the non-profit Norwegian Old People’s Home Association. It was a staff engagement survey that made leaders at the home realize there wasn’t a forum for staff to share their issues and challenges and offer solutions. As a result, a Staff Continuous Quality Improvement Committee was […]

Jul 17
2019

New Hearts and Hands Sponsor

Since it’s inception, the Hearts and Hands event has always been a chance to acknowledge and celebrate the work of health care assistants across the province. SafeCare BC is dedicated to making this year’s event the absolute best it can be. To do so, we have enlisted the help of generous sponsors, who share our […]

Jul 16
2019

Loving Home Care is a TOP Performer

Last year, SafeCare BC established a Tailored Outreach Program, or TOP for short. There are now 28 organizations participating, representing both long-term care and home care and community health support. Loving Home Care Services is one of those TOP performers and believes that being so is good for its staff and clients. Based in West […]

Jul 04
2019

Until There’s A Cure, There’s Care™ Understanding Dementia with Teepa Snow

It may be summer, but be prepared for an extra day of snow ⁠— Teepa Snow! In partnership with Seniors Come Share Society, SafeCare BC is pleased to announce a special one-day conference with Teepa Snow, one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for dementia care. This event is in addition to the two soldout Hearts and Hands […]

Jun 28
2019

Facebook Live – Safe Handling Safety Huddle – 06/26/2019

On June 26, SafeCare BC streamed a free Safe Handling Safety Huddle via Facebook Live. If you missed the live stream — or want to rewatch it — the video is available below. Remember to “like” SafeCare BC on Facebook to be notified the next time we go live.