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Promising Practices in Residential Care

Mon, 2016-02-22 09:30
Vancouver Public Library
Central Branch - Alice MacKay Room
350 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B3

Promising Practices in Residential Care

How can residential care be provided in ways that respect the needs of seniors, families, workers and managers? Join us at this free public forum to hear about ideas and concrete examples of promising practices found in Canada and other countries.

Monday February 22, 2016
Vancouver Public Library
Central Branch – Alice MacKay Room
350 W. Georgia St, Vancouver

9:30 AM to 1:00PM
Lunch provided. Vegetarian and vegan options will be available. Sorry we cannot take special meal requests.

This event is free of charge, but registration is required.
For more information or to register, visit:
http://bit.ly/feb22forum

Wheelchair accessible. ASL interpretation provided. Childcare is not available for this event. Building accessibility information:
http://bit.ly/1Q6KZI4

Speakers will share personal reflections and highlights from a recently published book produced by the research project Re-imagining Long-term Residential Care: An international study of promising practices.

Speakers include:
DR MARGARET McGREGOR, UBC Dept of Family Practice, Community Geriatrics
CAROLYN UNSWORTH, Hospital Employees’ Union
CHRIS MORISSEY, community advocate
DR MEGAN J. DAVIES, York University
DANNY LEE, community outreach worker
ISOBEL MACKENZIE, BC’s Seniors Advocate, will comment as a respondent and talk about what her office is doing in the area of residential care.

Presented by:
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - BC Office
Re-imagining Long-term Residential Care: An international study of promising practices
Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU)
BC Health Coalition
UBC Department of Family Practice, Community Geriatrics