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
This review of Patient Care Quality Office complaints underscores the critical importance of patient complaints as feedback and a key indicator of the need for improvements in the province's healthcare system: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/9500-patient-complaints-lodged-with-b-c-health-authorities-over-treatment-quality Comox Valley resident and advocate Liza Schmalcel wrote this recent OpEd as a response to an OpEd by Duncan resident Bryan Senft, concerning … Continue reading Some recent Island healthcare news stories and opinions…
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!
This wonderful group of people invite you to share experiences with like folk by joining their social group on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 10 am in Room A at Comox Recreation Centre. Learn the latest technology and aids for hearing loss. Take the next Speech Reading Level One Course being offered September … Continue reading Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Comox Valley Branch
Send a letter to Island Health Use this online form or use the form letter attached below to email or mail your letter... 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 … Continue reading Family Intervention: Comox Valley Seniors Village
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/