Nav-CARE – Navigating life and aging with chronic illness

Nav-CARE (Navigation – Connecting, Accessing, Resourcing, Engaging) Navigating life and aging with chronic illness The overall goal of the Nav-CARE program is to improve the quality of life of adults living at home with serious illness. Community organizations across Canada are project partners. View the Nav-CARE brochure. This project builds upon five years of collaborative work with knowledge […]

A Billion Reasons to Care – Office of the Seniors Ombudsman

Click on the bold text to access the full report: A Billion Reasons to Care A BILLION REASONS TO CARE A Billion Reasons to Care is the first provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia. The review examined industry contracts, annual audited financial statements and detailed reporting on revenue and […]

The importance of community health centres in BC’s primary care reforms: What the research tells us

Mar 1, 2019By Andrew Longhurst and Marcy Cohen  Community health centres (CHCs) have been an effective but under-valued model for delivering primary health care1 for decades in Canada and the US. One of the unique features of the model is its strong focus on the social determinants of health and preventing acute illness among groups who are more likely to experience poor health and suffer from […]

Rural Site Visit Project

Fifth report: June 2017 – November 2020 (PDF)Fourth report: June 2017 – May 2020  (PDF)Second report: June 2017 – June 2019 (PDF)Third report: June 2017 – December 2019(PDF)First report: June 2017 – December 2018 (PDF) Please note that each report encompasses feedback from all rural communities engaged since the beginning of the Project. Overview In 2017, the Joint Standing […]

How to Establish Intergenerational Groups in Your Community

GROWING TOGETHER: RISING STRONGLee Reid, Member of Community First Health Co-Op.  February 4, 2020       “In a few years, our generation of youth will have the most power, which we are not ready for. It is important to have people who are already experienced in life to guide us. It is important to […]