All of the hard work on the part of families, friends and Valley residents has resulted in Island Health, in particular the Medical Health Officer Charmaine Enns, assuming the administration of Comox Valley Seniors Village for at least 6 months. The members of Crying Out Loud want to thank all concerned, from our MLA Ronna … Continue reading It takes a Valley to fix a Village
Re: Comox Valley Seniors Village I am writing to request that Island Health assume responsibility for the management and operation of the Comox Valley Seniors Village residential care home, in place of its owner Cedar Tree (Anbang Insurance Group) and its operator Pacific Reach. Comox Valley Seniors Village is becoming a “poster child of care … Continue reading Send a letter to Island Health
New Health Care Advocacy Group Asks Public for Help For Immediate Release: June 10, 2019 Tell Us Your Story! New Health Care Advocacy Group Asks Public for Help. If you have personal experience with health care, including home care, residential care, if you are waiting for residential care, or need respite care, Seniors Voices Comox … Continue reading Tell Us Your Story!
Here is ETA's handy reference guide, a local Directory of Services for Comox Valley Seniors. ETA examines various issues affecting seniors, from hospital care to poverty to housing, at meetings held on the third Monday of the month at 1pm at Courtenay Library with a summer hiatus. Many interesting speakers and topics! Everyone is welcome.
BC Seniors Poverty Report Card, SPARC, 2018 Report on Public-Private Partnerships in BC (includes analysis for Comox Valley hospital project), Columbia Institute, 2018
Ontario Nurses Association Presentation to Public Inquiry into Long-term Care Homes, September 2018 Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Seniors House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Report Canadian Medical Association Report to the Standing Committee National Seniors Strategy: National Institute on … Continue reading Recent national reports
George Le Masurier's decafnation frequently covers healthcare issues in addition to other news stories of importance to residents of the Comox Valley. To read decafnation and a section dedicated to local healthcare news: Decafnation covered our response to the January 2019 award of the residential care beds under the March 2018 Request for Proposals: https://decafnation.net/2019/01/22/comox-valley-seniors-group-says-new-beds-fall-short/
The Canadian Medical Association is sponsoring a campaign to Demand A Plan for Seniors. They are advocating for a national seniors strategy, increased investment in residential care, an improved caregiver tax credit, home care funding, and a study of seniors' use of acute care. We think all seniors should support their campaign and sign the … Continue reading Demand-A-Plan
Comox Valley Seniors Healthcare Download a PDF of this contact listDownload Provincial Government and Island Health Email ContactsSeniors Voices Comox Valley 2019.07.30 The Honourable John Horgan Premier PO BOX 9041 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, BC V8W 9E1 email@example.com Ronna-Rae LeonardMLA Courtenay-ComoxRonna-Rae.Leonard.MLA@leg.bc.ca The Honourable Adrian Dix Minister of Health PO BOX 9050 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, … Continue reading Contact List
Provides caregivers' meetings, supportive visits and other resources for seniors. COMOX VALLEY SENIOR SUPPORT SOCIETY 491 – B 4th Street Courtenay, BC V9N 1G9 Telephone: 250-871-5940 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: http://comoxvalleyseniorpeercounselling.com