2016/17 Annual Report of the Office of the Seniors Advocate

This document is the third annual report from the Office of the Seniors Advocate and reports on the period of April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. It also describes activities underway and planned for the Office of the Seniors Advocate for the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

Report - Monitoring Seniors' Services 2016

The second annual report on seniors services in B.C.

Report - Resident to Resident Aggression in B.C. Care Homes

The Office of the Seniors Advocate releases its review of incidents of resident to resident aggression in B.C.'s licensed residential care facilities. The review gathered and examined data from a variety of sources, including Health Authorities, reporting systems, and facilities themselves.

2015/16 Annual Report of the Office of the Seniors Advocate

The second annual report of the OSA, covering the 2015-16 fiscal year, with an overview of activities planned for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Report - Monitoring Seniors' Services

The report is compilation of data on seniors services In B.C.

Report - Caregivers in Distress: More Respite Needed

An examination of B.C.'s unpaid caregivers finds that one-third of them are in distress, one of the highest rates in Canada.

2014/15 Annual Report of the Office of the Seniors Advocate

The first annual report of the OSA, covering the 2014-15 fiscal year, with an overview of activities planned for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Report - Seniors’ Housing in B.C.: Affordable, Appropriate, Available

This report by the Seniors Advocate examines housing issues across independent living, assisted living and residential care.

Report - Placement, Drugs and Therapy...We Can Do Better

This report by the Seniors Advocate found systemic issues in placements, medications and rehabilitative therapy across B.C.

Report - B.C. Seniors Survey: Bridging the Gaps

This first survey by the Office of the Seniors Advocate asked B.C. seniors a series of questions on issues from housing and transportation to their knowledge of services and programs.

Report - The Journey Begins: Together, We Can Do Better

The first report by the Seniors Advocate summarizes findings from the start of her appointment in April 2014 and outlines her plans to bring forward objective and meaningful information.