LPNABC & BC Care Providers Association offering “FREE” Dementia Workshop

LPNABC & BC Care Providers Association in partnership has arranged an extraordinary educational workshop FREE. Workshop offers 3 hours of interactive and amazing learning how to work with Dementia clients.  The presentation is based on her publication “Cracking the Dementia Code” 

Jan 23rd Dementia Workshop Poster

Karen Tyrell, CDP, CPCA
Dementia Consultant – Educator – Author – CEO, Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc.

With 7 years of post-secondary education in the field of Gerontology as well as over 20 years of frontline experience working with seniors in long-term care included those in all stages of dementia, Karen has acquired deep practical skills and well-rounded knowledge which have enabled her to successfully support her clients.

Where + When:
Burnaby
January 23rd, 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Click here to register before January 18th.

Karen Tyrell founder of Personalized Dementia Solutions Inc offers online education see link:  Check out our online self-paced Dementia Certificate Training!

Take the ‘Health Care Worker Recruitment’ Survey

BC Care Provider Association (BCCPA) is inviting LPNs and RNs to tell them why they chose a career in seniors care and what is rewarding about t. Feedback on the survey will be used to help get more people employed in BC’s seniors care sector, which will improve the delivery of care and provide relief from stress and burnout. The ten minute survey closes on August 31. The results from the survey will be anonymized, which means that answers will not be linked to individuals in any way. As a thank you for completing the survey,

BCCPA is offering an opportunity to win one of three coffee cards. Take the survey now: http://bccare.ca/caretowork

LPNABC Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Health

LPNABC submitted a consultation supporting LPNs in BC response:

HEALTH CARE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
The all-party Select Standing Committee on Health is seeking information on how to ensure the quality and sustainability of our province’s health care system. The Committee previously held public consultations in 2014-2015 and is inviting new input in response to the following questions:
• How can we improve health and health care services in rural British Columbia? What long-term solutions can address the challenges of recruitment and retention of health care professionals in
rural British Columbia?
• How can we create a cost-effective system of primary and community care built around
interdisciplinary teams?
• How can we enhance the effectiveness of addiction recovery programs?

LPNABC Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Health – July 29 2016