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
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
A. Residential Care 1) Fair access (to a bed, to a facility of choice incl. w.r.t. MAID and no MAID) 2) Adequate number of beds and reasonable wait times 3) Quality of care, safety, security and socialization 4) Reasonable process for determining adequate number of beds 5) Reasonable "move time" for family to move patient … Continue reading Issues We Are Tracking for Future Projects
Issues We Are Tracking for Future Projects Do you have an interest in advocating for a seniors quality of life and healthcare issue that is not covered by our current focus and projects? So do we! We partner with individuals, groups and organizations who want to advocate for issues of concern to them. Here's our … Continue reading On Our Radar
A Research and Public Advocacy Project Join us in our 'More Beds Now!' advocacy work to ensure our government meets our community’s important need for an adequate supply of healthcare beds. Send us an email. Let us keep you posted (use sign-up box on the right side of this page). Write your MLA and Island … Continue reading More Beds Now!
Our data (and personal experience) indicates that the Comox Valley needed about 150 beds in 2017 to meet the need at that time. We estimate that about 25 to 30 new beds are needed every year.
SEND US A CONFIDENTIAL EMAIL TO CONTACT ABOVE By sharing your experience you can help us advocate to improve healthcare for everyone We hear numerous reports about Comox Valley seniors who did not receive timely and adequate diagnosis, care and/or treatment when admitted to the hospital including emergency care. Many are concerned that ageism was … Continue reading Current Project: Healthcare Patient Feedback: Tell Us Your Healthcare Story!