As caregivers we struggle with a myriad of emotions and feelings as our loved one’s situation deteriorates, from needing help with home care to and during the transition to long term care. Common emotions are feelings of guilt or inadequacy. We pressure ourselves to provide as much personal care as possible. We convince ourselves that… Continue reading Transitions

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Contact List

Comox Valley Seniors Healthcare Provincial Government and Island Health Email ContactsSeniors Voices Comox Valley 2019.07.30 The Honourable John Horgan Premier PO BOX 9041 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, BC V8W 9E1 Ronna-Rae LeonardMLA The Honourable Adrian Dix Minister of Health PO BOX 9050 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, BC V8W 9E2 Stephen Brown, Deputy… Continue reading Contact List

BC Seniors’ Advocate

The BC Seniors Advocate has many reports of interest to BC seniors, including the 2018 Monitoring Seniors’ Services, which tracks overall performance of the regional health authorities on provision of health care for seniors, and the Long Term Care Quick Facts Summary listing of individual residences, which is updated every year. The Advocate also publishes… Continue reading BC Seniors’ Advocate

BC Ombudsman

In December 2009, the BC Office of the Ombudsperson issued The Best of Care: Getting it Right for Seniors in British Columbia (Part 1), the first of two reports on the Ombudsperson’s systemic investigation into the care of seniors in B.C.  Part 2 was released in 2012. The Ombudsman has also done progress updates on the recommendations… Continue reading BC Ombudsman