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Under-regulated, under-researched and largely privatized: Assisted living seniors’ care in BC
COVID-19 has shone a light on serious problems in our seniors’ care system resulting from years of underfunding, privatization and precarious working conditions. These problems are...
June 17, 2020
HEU urges VIHA to put Nanaimo Seniors Village under administration
[BURNABY, B.C.] – The Hospital Employees’ Union is demanding the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) put another Retirement Concepts care home under administration. The union...
October 2, 2019
Seniors Advocate report underscores need to invest in new residential care facilities – HEU
B.C. needs a plan to build more public and non-profit residential care facilities to meet the care needs of the province’s aging population, says the Hospital Employees’ Union. The...
December 14, 2017
Improving care for seniors will improve health care for everyone - CCPA-BC report
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...
July 16, 2012