B.C. Ombudsperson Comes to White Rock/South Surrey

You are invited to a free event.

BC’s Ombudsperson is coming to South Surrey/ White Rock to meet with seniors.

On May 16, 2012, The B.C. Ombudsperson, will be in South Surrey to speak about the results of a study entitled The Best of Care: Getting It Right for Seniors in British Columbia (Part 2). This report is a comprehensive and in depth investigation that makes 143 findings and 176 recommendations. The recommendations are designed to improve home and community care, home support, assisted living and residential care services for seniors.

Hosted by the Semiahmoo Peninsula Seniors Planning Table and Sources Community Resource Centre Society, this free public event will serve to provide information on the Ombudsperson’s findings to local community members, service providers, caregivers and local seniors. “We view the findings of this report as extremely important and relevant to our local seniors,” noted David Young, Executive Director of Sources. “Our hope is that the information provided in this presentation will create some momentum and action in the community to bring more awareness to the issues highlighted in this report.”

The community forum is on May 16, 2012 from 1 – 230 pm at Peace Portal Alliance Church (15128 27B Ave. Surrey, BC) There is no cost but people must register in advance. Call 604 542-4357 or email [email protected]

The Best of Care: Getting it Right for Seniors in British Columbia (Part 2) is available at www.bcombudsperson.ca