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Apr 24
2014

Seats Open Up in Sold Out Session

Join us on May 26th as we host a session titled SafeCare BC- A Dialogue with the New Executive Director at this year’s BC Care Providers Association Annual Conference. Sit […]

Apr 23
2014

No Such Thing as an Accident?

Accidents happen. It’s a common refrain that we’ve all been told. Accidents cannot be anticipated, predicted or avoided. When something happens at work, we say there was an accident – […]

Apr 02
2014

Injuries in Long Term Care – By the Numbers

As remarked on recently in the news, if you were to look at the injury claims data for long term care, caring for others seems to be hazardous for your […]

Mar 20
2014

Violence in Long Term Care – Just Part of the Job?

The issue of violence in the workplace took a high-profile turn this past month, with an investigative journalism series on violence against health care workers in hospital, psychiatric, and long […]

Mar 19
2014

Mackenzie Appointed as Canada’s First Seniors Advocate

On March 19th, Health Minister Terry Lake appointed Isobel Mackenzie as Canada’s first Seniors Advocate. Mackenzie has stepped down from the SafeCare BC Board effective immediately in order to pursue her new […]

Mar 17
2014

SafeCare BC is Featured in Leading COHSN Newsletter

SafeCare BC was recently featured in COHSN Canada, the leading Canadian occupational health and safety newsletter. “It’s wonderful to see a new initiative like SafeCare BC recognized by such a […]

Mar 12
2014

SafeCare BC Hosts Teleforum

Tuesday March 11, 2014 marked an exciting milestone for SafeCare BC, with SafeCare BC’s latest teleforum.  Over 40 professionals from across the continuing care sector dialed in to participate in […]

Mar 10
2014

Teleforum Participants Page

Welcome to the March 11th, SafeCare BC Teleforum Participants Page! During this first ever SafeCare BC teleforum we will announce the results of the Training Needs Assessment surveys and the […]

Mar 06
2014

SafeCare BC Teleforum

Join us on for the next SafeCare BC teleforum when we announce the results of the Needs Assessment surveys and the next steps for SafeCare BC. The teleforum is scheduled […]

Feb 24
2014

Working Together to Create Change for the Better

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” ― Plato, The Republic   As I write this, SafeCare BC is officially four weeks old. The incorporation of SafeCare BC in […]