VANCOUVER SUN: Navigating Seniors’ Care – A 7 Part Series Part 1: Finding care for B.C. seniors: How the system works, what is missing, and why you need deep pockets Part 2: Seniors care in B.C. Months in hospital waiting for residential care not uncommon Part 3: Home care and support stretched thin as B.C. ages
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May 12 2018 Amidst the euphoria that has greeted recent announcements of improvements in health care by the B.C. NDP government, a major blind spot remains: a refusal to stop or at least slow down the privatization of seniors care in B.C. Among many examples of the ongoing trend to hand over the care of B.C.’s
While in opposition the NDP supported PPHC in our fight to stop the privatization of Long-Term Care on the Sunshine Coast, and the closure of Totem and Shorncliffe care facilities. This photo shows Illya Knauff, one of our coalition members and Mr. Horgan while he leader of the Opposition. He has just signed our petition, joining
Honorable Prime Minister Trudeau Parliament Buildings Ottawa Ontario. Honorable Trudeau: Re:Anbang Insurance Group We are so deeply concerned and disappointed in you and your government. We were shocked to hear that you would allow our health care system to be put in jeopardy by selling British Columbia’s biggest retirement home chain to Anbang, a Bejjing
Highlights from the meeting with the Hon. Adrian Dix (MoH) at the Sechelt Legion on March 19, 2018. The audio track provides the Minister’s explanation for having a private for profit company provide Seniors’ care in Sechelt, followed by a great question from Sechelt Mayor Bruce Milne.
Public Private Partnerships (P3) P3s have been characterised as an alternative to full privatization of publicly funded infrastructure and services. There is a broad continuum of P3s. One end of the P3 continuum is Design Build infrastructure, where the project is financed by the government and a consortium designs and builds the infrastructure under the
In June 2016 Vancouver Coastal Health Care announced its intention to close Totem Lodge and Shorncliffe and replace them with a private, for-profit facility owned by Trellis Senior Services. In a remarkable show of opposition, the people of the Sunshine Coast made clear that we will not accept privatization of long-term care in our community.
Who would have thought we would still need to continue the fight all these months later? With a new plan to build the For-Profit care facility in Gibsons, we need your help to bring this issue to front again. Click the link below to see how you can help: Support letter Aug 4th