Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4
Modernizing Community Care and Assisted Living
Apr 15, 2016
On March 7, 2016, Health Minister Terry Lake introduced amendments to the Community Care and Assisted Living Act to provide more flexibility and greater protection for people in assisted living residences. The changes are intended to allow residents to stay longer in assisted living before having to move into residential care, as well as giving the assisted living registrar the discretion to inspect an assisted living residence for health and safety risks at any time.
For more information, visit https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016HLTH0014-000338