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Community Living BC’s Framework for Monitoring Home Sharing Providers

Community Living BC’s Framework for Monitoring Home Sharing Providers

Date: June 15, 2021 This audit examined whether Community Living BC (CLBC) had implemented a monitoring framework to ensure home sharing providers met the following contract requirements in 2018–19: aligning service delivery to further quality-of-life outcomes for people in care complying with contracted standards and service requirements Go to office of Auditor General of British Columbia want read about the report recommendation to CLBC and toward home sharing click on picture

Expanded medical device coverage for people with diabetes

Victoria Friday, June 11, 2021 10:15 AM British Columbians living with diabetes will now have the Dexcom G6, a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that provides regular updates on blood glucose levels throughout the day, covered through BC PharmaCare. “Thousands of British Columbians will benefit from coverage of continuous glucose monitors, which will allow patients to stay on top of their glucose levels with an easy, convenient system and will help

New homes under construction in Sooke

Sooke Friday, June 11, 2021 8:30 AM Construction is underway on a new affordable rental housing project that will provide 170 homes for a wide range of people with varying incomes in Sooke. “Our government is committed to making life more affordable and building a strong recovery for everyone in B.C.,” said Premier John Horgan, MLA for Langford-Juan de Fuca. “This new project will provide a wide range of housing options with more

Chinese-Style Baby Bok Choy with Mushroom Sauce

Selfadvocatenet.com recipe for the month of June 2021 This is a delicious dish. It is an authentic Chinese recipe that I use for my cooking. Baby bok choy and mushroom are the two main ingredients. prep: 20 mins cook: 15 mins total: 35 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon potato starch 1 tablespoon

Spanish Rice and Shrimp

Selfadvocatenet.com Gluten Free Recipe for Month of June 2021 I created this recipe to replicate paella for a crowd. I love paella, but it’s expensive and not everyone likes the mussels and sausage in it. Serve this dish with a good Spanish wine and some bread and oil and it will be a sure crowd-pleaser! prep: 25 mins cook: 38 mins total: 1 hr 3 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4

Ensuring greater accessibility in public housing

Victoria Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 11:30 AM The Province, through BC Housing, has partnered with the SAFERhome Standards Society to create a new certification program that will improve liveability and accessibility in existing and future public-housing buildings. “Everyone, regardless of their age, size, ability or mobility, should be able to live comfortably in their homes, without barriers,” said Dan Coulter, Parliamentary Secretary for Accessibility, on behalf of David Eby, Attorney

Grant supports inclusive employment

Victoria Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:30 PM Employers in British Columbia are receiving support to create inclusive work environments for people with disabilities through a $4.8-million grant from the Province. “Many people with disabilities are interested in securing a good job but have experienced additional barriers due to the pandemic,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. “This new funding will support employers and businesses committed to

A Lived Experience Story about Employment

  By Akshay Sachdeva I started looking for a job three years ago. It was just in me to want to do what everyone else does. What my friends and the other people I went to high school with do. What normal people do. But I’ve had to put my job search on hold. Unfortunately, my first experience with an employment service provider was so bad that some days I

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