Early data show Residential Care Initiative (RCI) projects are making a difference in the quality of care provided to seniors living in care facilities. All divisions of family practice are now... read more
“In the past it was impossible to find time to make patient visits at nursing homes,” says Dr Margaret Myslek, a family physician in Oliver. “Afternoons ran too late. Mornings were too busy. As a... read more
For Thompson Division of Family Practice doctors, improving residential care has three elements: streamlining communications with facilities, creating opportunities to enhance skills and increase the... read more
In late spring, a group of 36 physicians, residential care facility managers & providers, nurses and Interior Health administrators from nine residential care facilities across seven Kootenay... read more
For Al Vernon, knowing that wife Beth has 24-hour access to a doctor as a resident of Queen's Park Care Centre provides great peace of mind.
“It gives me such assurance,” says Mr Vernon. “I am... read more