A NEW VISION OF AGING FOR CANADA

C.A.R.P. NS Call to Action

Dear C.A.R.P. NS Members, Colleagues & Friends

On June 17th C.A.R.P. Nova Scotia launched its Home Care Position Paper in partnership with the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance.  An expert panel discussed the challenges and opportunities for ‘Working Together to Bring Home Care Home’. It is now time to turn our Position Paper into action.

C.A.R.P. NS is a member of the Seniors’ Advisory Council of Nova Scotia (SACNS) https://novascotia.ca/seniors/groupIX.asp.  On May 13, 2021, SACNS agreed to adopt the C.A.R.P. NS Position Paper’s five (5) Priority Actions and rationale as its own.  Collectively these nine (9) organizations represent more than 120,000 older Nova Scotians. It is important we build on this commitment and successful launch and work together to help ensure these five Priority Actions become a reality. Collectively we can make a difference!

The recording of the Home Care discussion may be found on the MacEachen Institute YouTube channel. Please share with your family, friends and networks.

The panel also garnered some media attention which you can check out here:

Please visit our website and read our Position Paper in Home Care.  https://www.carpnovascotia.ca/c-a-r-p-ns-continuing-care-position-paper/ .

Share with your networks and anyone else who might be interested. Write, call, visit your local MLA’s Office to voice your support for reforming Home Care in Nova Scotia.

 

Regards,

 

Ron Swan
Chair, C.A.R.P. Nova Scotia 
Beverley Lawson
Chair, Health Advocacy Committee
C.A.R.P. Nova Scotia

 

 

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