seniors' care

On the heels of a new report showing that 85 per cent of B.C.’s residential care facilities are not funded to meet government’s own minimum staffing guidelines, the 49,000-member...
B.C.’s largest health union says today’s announcement by Health Minister Terry Lake is a “significant step” towards addressing the growing staffing crisis in residential care. “Our...
In the wake of a Seniors Advocate report showing over 90 per cent of the province’s senior care facilities are understaffed, HEU is calling for urgent action to stem the growing...
B.C.’s largest health care union is raising the alarm about the proposed sale of the Retirement Concepts chain of retirement homes to an offshore investor. The 46,000-member...
Urgent calls to address a growing crisis in seniors’ care have been largely ignored in a provincial budget that will see a continuing erosion in front-line health services, says...
More than half don’t have time to meet residents’ care needs83 per cent have been victims of violence or aggression [BURNABY] Nearly three-quarters (73.3 per cent) of B.C.'s care...
The 43,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union welcomes Health Minister Terry Lake’s appointment of Isobel Mackenzie as B.C.’s seniors’ advocate. HEU secretary-business manager Bonnie...
The B.C. government has taken action of only six per cent of 176 recommendations to improve seniors’ care made by B.C. Ombudsperson Kim Carter in her landmark report, “The Best of...
More than 90 health care workers will lose their jobs to contracting out at George Derby Centre in Burnaby.
CCPA-BC news release: The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in BC has released a new report, Caring for BC’s Aging Population, that continues to recommend concrete steps in...