Committing to Seniors Care

Webinar: Committing to Seniors Care: Addressing the Gaps

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. PDT / 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

You are invited to a Seniors Care webinar hosted by the BC Health Coalition and the Council of Canadians. This will be the first of a three-webinar series focused on Committing to Seniors Care. This webinar aims to highlight and address the gaps in the full continuum of seniors care.

The elements of the seniors care system should fit together in a seamless continuum of support that maintains or improves the health of seniors. Home Support, Assisted Living and Long-Term Care are interdependent elements of seniors care. Not only do they impact where seniors live and the degree of health care provision they have access to, but they also share and draw from the same labour force. However, operators and governments have often played these sectors against each other. While systemically addressing issues in Long Term Care, we also need to address the gaps and growing issues in home care, home support and assisted living.

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Space is limited, but we will be live-streaming, and a recording will be made available online afterward.

This webinar will be gratefully hosted on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.


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Please visit the event pages for our other two webinars:
Committing to Seniors Care: Equity and Social Connection

Committing to Seniors Care: Removing the Profit Motive