May 11, 2017

Care Homes

Chronic Care Home Understaffing Hurting BC’s Seniors, Say Advocates
https://thetyee.ca/News/2017/02/15/BC-Care-Home-Understaffing/

The Care Homes quick Facts Directory compiled by The Office of the BC Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie
https://www.seniorsadvocatebc.ca/app/uploads/sites/4/2017/01/Residential-Care-Quick-Facts-Directory-2017.pdf

9 out of 10 seniors facilities in B.C. don’t meet staffing guidelines
http://vancouversun.com/health/seniors/number-of-senior-care-facilities-that-dont-meet-staffing-guidelines-rise-10-per-cent

Health Minister Terry Lake has ordered a review of staffing guidelines in government-funded long-term care homes for seniors after a report from the province’s seniors advocate.
B.C. Health Minister orders review of staffing guidelines in long-term care homes for seniors