BC Schizophrenia Society: 2018/19 Annual General Meeting

SFU Harbour Centre (Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900) 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

BC Schizophrenia's Annual General Meeting will be followed by a panel presentation, Inpatient Care for People with Serious Mental Illness: Current Issues. Presentations will also be available online through webcasting. Please contact BCSS for more information at events@bcss.org or 604.270.7841. Annual General Meeting Agenda: Welcome and Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes from 2017/18 AGM […]


Getting to Know Dementia

Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada

This introductory session reviews basic information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and the impact of receiving a diagnosis. Participants will learn about the different types of support available throughout the dementia journey, including an introduction to programs and services offered by the Alzheimer Society of BC. This session is only intended for people experiencing […]


Mindfulness for Cultivating Resilience

Fortius Sport & Health 3713 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby, BC, Canada

As part of their four-pillared cognitive rehabilitation program, the Watson Centre Society for Brain Health is now offering free community programs to support and educate brain injury survivors along their journey through recovery. This program is also funded in part by the Community Grants Program with ICBC. Build the foundations of your mindfulness practice to […]


Life in Long-Term Care

Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada

This session focuses on the process of adjustment after a person with dementia has moved into a long-term care facility. Learn about the changes to your role as a caregiver that this transition can bring, and how to enhance your visits. The session will also review strategies for working effectively with a care team and […]


Grieving Losses During the Dementia Journey

Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre 1454 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada

The dementia journey requires ongoing adjustment to many changes that occur throughout the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Grief is the natural and necessary process to all of these changes that involve loss. This workshop is an opportunity to explore the loss and grief issues of the dementia caregiving experiences. There will […]


Focusing on Quality of Life in Health Care for Older Adults

Trinity Western University 22500 University Drive, Langley, BC, Canada

Older adults who are living with progressive chronic illness benefit from health care that focuses on their quality of life. Dr. Rick Sawatzky’s Canada Research Chair in Person-Centred Outcomes involves developing and using online tools to improve health care by asking people about what matters to them about physical, psychosocial and spiritual aspects of their lives, […]


Quality Forum 2020 Livestream – Health Talks


Can’t make it to Quality Forum 2020? You can still get a piece of the action – we’re broadcasting Health Talks, the Quality Awards ceremony, plenary presentations and several breakout sessions live as they happen. It’s easy to tune in – sessions will be streaming on the BCPSQC website!

Code Hack 2020

Royal Jubilee Hospital 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

24 hours, 100 participants, real health care challenges. This year's Code Hack takes place March 6-8, 2020 at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC. What is a hackathon?  Island Health's hackathon is an opportunity for people who are passionate about improving health care to work together. Over the course of a weekend, you have the chance to […]

Celebrate Research: Shaping our Knowledge of Chronic Disease

St Paul's Hospital Vancouver, BC, Canada

Providence Health Care Research Institute, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute invite you to an informative talk and Q&A panel to learn more about cutting-edge research on the prevention, treatment and management of chronic illnesses.

Cultural Safety in the Face of a Pandemic: Historic and Contemporary Realities through a Trauma Informed Lens with Harley Eagle

Videoconference or webinar

This session will delve into cultural safety considerations in this time of pandemic. Harley Eagle will speak to how his work has shifted in the last few weeks to bring Cultural Safety considerations to health care providers, primarily physicians, in rural and remote settings as they struggle to deal with the COVID 19 crisis. In […]