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New equipment to improve seniors' lives and care

Ministry of Health
News Release

People living and working in long-term care homes throughout BC are benefiting from a $6.9-million grant to purchase new equipment that will help improve the safety and quality of life of residents.

The Seniors Safety and Quality Improvement Program (SSQIP) is a three-year program that is managed by the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA). BCCPA has provided funding to long-term care home operators for the purchase of new equipment.

Government is investing more than $1 billion over three years to improve care for seniors, including investments in primary care, home health, long-term care, assisted living and respite services.

Read the full BC Gov News article "New equipment to improve seniors' lives and care".