Daily Archives: August 21, 2020

Dementia decisions: the importance of Advance Care Planning

Talking about your future health and personal care, what’s important to you and what’s not, can be a challenging conversation, but it’s what Advance Care Planning (ACP) is all about. The aim is to have person-centred care and supports, even if the person isn’t able to speak for themselves. For people living with dementia, there

Extra support for HCAs during COVID

With orders to self-isolate and even quarantine some vulnerable individuals and populations, the COVID-19 pandemic is placing unprecedented demands on health care professionals, especially Health Care Assistants (HCAs), in both their professional capacity as well as in daily life. As part of our consultation on how to support our stakeholders during COVID-19, we discovered a

COVID-19: Full-spectrum support to meet a once-in-a-generation need

By the time WHO declared a global pandemic on March 11, the health care community had already been on alert, prepping to meet the challenge of a once-in-a-century epidemiological event. The coming months would be anything but business as usual, and the stakeholder groups of the BCCPC—health care professionals, community organizations and individuals and families—would