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lisa@safecarebc.ca

Jul 21
2014

SafeCare BC teams up with UBC for Health and Safety Practices Study

SafeCare BC has partnered with the University of British Columbia to support an exciting research initiative that seeks to better understand how an organization’s workplace health and safety practices relate […]

Jul 16
2014

Why we all need to “Be Care Aware”

What do a police officer, a carpenter, and a rancher have in common? The question sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but the answer is anything but: they […]

Jul 14
2014

Free Teleforum: When Resident Aggression turns to Violence — What can you do?

Silver Group Purchasing /Conduit Coaching will be holding a free thought-leadership teleforum on Wednesday, July 16th at 11:00 a.m. Pacific/Vancouver time — with a focus on: *When Resident Aggression turns to Violence […]

Jul 11
2014

SafeCare BC Welcomes New Events Coordinator

SafeCare BC is pleased to welcome Tracey Ong as the newest Marketing and Events Coordinator for the organization. Ong steps into the position with a busy year ahead. Earlier in […]

Jul 08
2014

SafeCare BC Challenges You To “Be Care Aware”

Did you know long term care workers are 4x more likely to be injured on the job compared to the provincial average? That’s over 120,000 days lost annually, and $23 […]

Jul 07
2014

Dementia, A Looming Public Health Crisis

Dementia is a looming public health crisis, but are we any closer to understanding diseases of the brain? In recent article published by Trek magazine, Dr. Max Cynader discusses the threat […]

Jun 30
2014

Johnson Receives 2nd Industry Award of Excellence

Earlier last week, Park Place Seniors Living’s Cerwydden Care Home in Duncan and Accreditation Coordinator Louise Johnson, RN, received an Award of Merit at the province-wide Excellence in B.C. Health Care Awards. […]

Jun 24
2014

Opening Workshop Sells Out!

With a little over one week since opening registration, we are pleased to announce that the first SafeCare BC health and safety workshop is officially sold out! Eighty facility managers, […]

Jun 13
2014

Canadian Mental Health Association Hosts Health Workplace Conference

June 26th-27th the Canadian Mental Health Association will host a conference titled, Creating and Sustaining Psychologically Healthy Workplaces: Learning from Research and Practice Conference. The main conference site location is […]

Jun 12
2014

Application Period Now Closed- Events Coordinator

Over the last several weeks, SafeCare BC has been seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Events Coordinator. The position consists of coordinating, advertising, and assisting in the evaluation […]