Hey everyone, home share providers and service providers can join in CLBC’s telephone conference update next Tuesday, January 26, to get COVID-19 health and safety information from:
Dr. Daniele Behn Smith, Deputy Provincial Health Officer
Ross Chilton, CEO, Community Living BC
Brenda Gillette, CEO, BC CEO Network
Service providers and home sharing providers can pre-submit COVID-19 questions until the end of the day Jan. 21 to: CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca (use the words “COVID CALL” in the subject line). Questions about vaccination are being sent to the office of the Provincial Health Officer, and Dr. Behn Smith will provide an update.
The conference will go from 1:35-2:30 pm (Vancouver time). Call in to: 1-877-353-9184 (participant code: 87916#). Special instructions: Due to the number of expected participants, please begin to dial in as early as 1:25 p.m.
Hey everyone, you can join CLBC’s self-advocate and family conference call about COVID-19 TODAY:
When: Monday, January 18, 2021 Time: 1:35 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. How to call in: 1-877-353-9184 Participant code: 87916# * Due to the large number of participants, please call in at 1:20 p.m.
Participants will hear from Dr. Daniele Behn Smith (Deputy Provincial Health Officer) about the latest health information and guidance on COVID-19, as well as Nicholas Simons (Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction), Michael Prince (CLBC Board Chair), and Ross Chilton (CEO of CLBC).
Hey everyone, with the topic of VACCINES for COVID-19 coming up, there have been questions about providing informed consent for immunization. Thanks to the BCCEO network for sharing resources around this topic!
Click here to read what the BCCDC says about Informed Consent for Immunization, and inability to provide consent for immunization.
Click here to be taken to the Ministry of Health form for Consent for Vaccine-for Adults Assessed as Incapable of Giving Informed Consent.
…comes with an invitation to join in upcoming online events hosted by the Family Support Institute! Check it out!
Upcoming FSIBC Zoom Conversations Our Zoom conversations are a safe space for families and caregivers to come together for support, camaraderie, inspiration, trouble-shooting, and sharing what’s hard. Some of these sessions are by theme/topic and others are for general conversation and engagement. Whatever you might be feeling right now — overwhelmed, sadness, fear, anxiety — you are not alone.
Hey everyone, your social distancing reminder of the week is inspired by the current edition of the Plan Institute’s newsletter, which has a great article about connecting intentionally with others during these trying times – check it out here! Their suggestions include:
creating a “virtual bubble”
connecting within your neighborhood
calendars of Covid-safe events to look forward to
As well as many others! Give something new a try and share your favorites in the comments!