We all typically believe 'the government' is actively taking care of the needs of our aging population, whether you view the world of healthcare at the federal level, or by provincial jurisdiction.
But articles like the one in today's Province - Access to Care for B.C. Seniors Shrinking as their Numbers Grow are revealing, and in many ways, shockingly clear that at least at the provincial level, we could all be in trouble. Read More
On May 16th and 17th, we attended a conference entitled "Innovations in Home Care: A Public Policy Perspective" at Segal Centre, SFU Vancouver Campus. There were some very knowledgable and experienced healthcare professionals at the conference, many of whom drew on some very interesting statistics to support the various themes and concepts related to homecare. Read More
Probably one of the most compelling metrics shared with the attendees was the number 2.