Members Stories

“My main roll as a care aide is to help people with getting dressed, eating, using the bathroom, and laying down. We socialize a lot with the residents as well, especially right...
"I began working in the kitchen at my site for a few years until I switched to housekeeping. I enjoyed working as a housekeeper, but wanted a change so I recently switched to a...
“I’ve worked for 4 and a ½ years as a Dietary Aide at a long-term care centre. I cook, prepare food and serve the food to residents. One of the things I enjoy the most about my job...
“I got into this work because I was really interested in working in health care. My mom is a Care Aide as well and suggested that this would be a good way to get a sense of whether...
“I am a Food Service Worker in a long-term care home in Fort St. John. I serve meals to residents while making sure I follow food safety procedures. Residents have started to see...
“Being a care aide in long-term care means we’re on the front line. We see everything that goes on with our residents, and we’re relied on because we know what they need physically...
“I was one of the LPNs assigned to the COVID unit during an outbreak at the long-term care home I work at – it was a stressful time for the whole team and me. To prevent the virus...
“My wife and I both work in health care. I’m a housekeeper at the general hospital and she’s a care aide at a seniors’ home. During the pandemic, we both had to keep working even...
“I work the night shift so I start around 11 p.m. I like working in the peace and quiet. This way, if a resident is awake or restless, I can give them lots of attention. When I...
“People are friendlier in the community. We went for a walk, and my friend waited outside this little coffee shop. I went in and there was a woman waiting – there were only two of...