Visitor Restrictions and Health Care Decision-Making Rights in BC: Comments on the Seniors Advocate Report, Staying Apart to Stay Safe

Introduction The Seniors Advocate conducted a survey about the COVID-19 visitor restrictions in long-term care and assisted living. The results of this survey were released on November 3, 2020. The survey was open to the public, and respondents were largely family visitors of residents in long-term care (49%). Other respondents Read more…

BC Issues Recommendations on Updating Health Profession Regulation

Introduction The BC provincial government is considering changes to health professional regulation. On August 27, 2020 the Steering Committee on Modernization of Health Professional Regulation [Steering Committee] released their Recommendations to modernize the provincial health regulatory framework [Recommendations]. This blog will list the range of recommended changes and discuss parts Read more…