This report, issued by the National Institute on Aging at Ryerson University, is the first part of a three-part policy series that will examine the current system of home and community care and of care delivered for older Canadians in designated buildings. This report explores the current provision of long-term care across Canada in comparison with other countries facing similar demographic transitions.
The LPNABC is happy to support the BCSS in promoting family involvement among the health professionals.
We as healthcare providers know that the National Guidelines for Family Caregivers recognizes the invaluable contribution that families make caring for the mentally ill. Health professionals need to recognize these contributions, support families, and work with them to ensure the best care possible for people living with mental illness.
Please take a few moments to review and support mental health initiatives. As nurses we advocate and promote on behalf of our patients and their family. Here you can also find the MHCC Family Caregiver Guidelines