Continuing Care Renewal or Retreat?
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on the provincial government to provide a detailed accounting of continuing care services in BC that includes a breakdown of current bed numbers by level of care.
Province-wide audit provides clear picture of cuts since 2001, documents lost beds
(Vancouver) Access to long-term care and home health services for BC seniors has decreased significantly over the past three years, in spite of rising pressures from an aging population and cuts to the acute care system. The level of services in BC has fallen far below the Canadian average, and is now near the bottom compared to other provinces.