BC Association of Community Response Networks

Our Top 5: Resources for June

  1. The Practical Guide to the Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada (Video Recording, United Way BC, 2022): The new bilingual (English and French) Guide is a plain language, searchable website with information on all areas of law relevant to elder abuse and neglect, including adult protection law, family violence legislation, care facility regulations—and much more. The Guide has sections on the laws in each province and territory in Canada. In this webinar CCEL National Director Krista James reviews Guide highlights and explains how you can use the Guide to support your work with older people and vulnerable adults. (Video run time: 1 hour, 11 minutes.)
  2. 2022 WEAAD National Webinar Event (Video Recording, CanAge, 2022): Watch the recording of the virtual event from June 15 that brought together aging and abuse experts, politicians, and community members to discuss what we can all do to ensure older Canadians are safe. (Video run time: 1 hour 30 minutes.)
  3. Leading and Learning with Pride: A Revitalized Tool Kit on Supporting 2SLGBTQI+ Seniors (City of Toronto, June 2022): This resource includes useful examples, insights, guidance, and resources to support providers throughout the care continuum to provide respectful, inclusive, and affirming care to 2SLGBTQI+ seniors.
  4. Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network Resource Gallery (2022): In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st, the Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network has put together this interactive online ‘resource gallery’ featuring Indigenous artists and authors. It is intended to uplift and amplify Indigenous voices and creations. The gallery is digital and will be ‘open’ for a two-week period starting on June 21st and ending on July 5th.
  5. Reconnecting Generations: Inspirational Ideas from Across Canada (Video Recording, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, 2022): EAPO and CNPEA hosted a webinar to highlight programs from across Canada to provide a snapshot of IG initiatives and their successes and learn how to adapt in IG programs into communities and/or volunteer in local intergenerational projects. (Video run time: 1 hour, 30 minutes.)

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