Seniors Care - Residents' Bill of Rights
The Residents' Bill of Rights, introduced in legislation in 2009, promotes the health, safety and dignity of seniors living in care homes in BC.
Ombudsperson's Report on Seniors
New Release: Ombudsperson's Report on Seniors, Part 2
This report is now available to the public; follow the link above to the Ombudsperson's website on their Reports page. It is Public Report #47.There are three volumes. The issues that the Ombudsperson investigated are:
- Rights for seniors in Residential Care
- Access to information about residential care
- Role of resident and family councils.
There are 143 Findings and 173 Recommendations to the Ministry of Health, Ministry Responsible for Housing and five regional health authorities.