Our 5th (!) CARF Survey…!

Hey Everyone:

Our intrepid reporter, Amit Ghosh, got a chance to sit down with Linda Siino from CARF to talk about accreditation, CARF and how it impacts Community Connections Support Services. Linda, Colleen and Paul (in the West Kootenays) were here the week before last surveying the organization.

More info about CARF is here. Check out the video below and hit us up with any other questions you may have. Thanks to Amit, Linda and Kathy for making this happen.

Grand Forks: May 23 Fire Extinguisher Training

Community Connections Support Services has partnered with the Grand Forks Fire Department to offer an upcoming Fire Extinguisher Training

Event Date: Thursday May 23, 2019

Location: Grand Forks Fire Department – 7214 2nd St. Grand Forks BC

Time: 10:30 AM to noon

There will be a fire safety and fire prevention component, followed by a practical hands-on training in the use of fire extinguishers.

We encourage you and the individuals you support to participate and learn new skills or refresh old ones.

Please contact Sue Clark to register those that will attend by May 17, 2019, please check out the poster below.

Home Share Announcement

From Margaret and the team at COPCS:

Dear COPCS Members,

On February 26th, COPCS received an invitation from John Horgan (Premier of B.C.), Shane Simpson (Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction) and Katrine Conroy (Minister of Children and Family Development).

The COPCS Executives were invited to represent our members on February 28th for the announcement regarding rate increases for caregivers in BC.The Premier and Minister ‘s expressed a sincere thank you to all caregivers across the province. The recognition given to caregivers was extremely emotional for all those who attended.

We look forward to discussing details further from this event in our upcoming General Meetings.Sincerely,Executive Members of the Central Okanagan Professional Caregivers Society 

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 Jack Sawatzky (COPCS), Margaret Milsom (COPCS), Premier John Horgan, Minister Shane Simpson