The Council of Senior Citizens' Organizations of BC (COSCO) and the National Pensioners Federation (NPF) are hosting a series of webinars on the issue of human rights for older adults in health and long-term care settings.
This is the first webinar in the series, titled Protecting the Human Rights of Long-Term Care Residents and their Families in BC.
Kim Slater, President, Vancouver Island Association of Family Councils, discussing "Having a voice in long-term care policy"
Isobel MacKenzie, BC Seniors Advocate, discussing "Review and update of long-term care in BC"
Dr. Kiran Rabheru, MD, CCFP, FRCP, DABPN, discussing "The impact of isolation and loneliness on the mental health of older adults"
Robert Beringer, Ph. D, Gerontologist, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Victoria