What is BC Cares?

BC Cares is a program that was designed by the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) in 2007 to recruit care aides into the growing seniors care sector. Initially developed as a pilot with the Fraser Health Authority, BC Cares became a province-wide initiative in 2009-2009.

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Human Resources Strategy - New Training Funds

Last week the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) welcomed a commitment last month by the BC Health Education Foundation to provide $2.5 million for programs that will ensure more effective utilization of care aides and LPNs. BCCPA will be contacting health authorities in the coming weeks to follow-up on this announcement and review opportunities that will be identified in the human resources strategy being develop for the seniors care sector. The strategy will include a number of recommendations on how we can improve retention of home support workers, residential care aides and LPNs in BC.

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