South Island Health Coalition

April 16, 2010 13:01 ET

Free public forum on seniors' care

2 p.m. on Sunday, April 18 at Cadboro Bay United Church

Attention: City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Media Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VICTORIA, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - The Vancouver Island Health Authority wants to sell Oak Bay Lodge and Mount Tolmie Hospital and have a replacement residential care facility built 'somewhere in Greater Victoria'.

That's why concerned community groups and individuals are holding a free public forum on seniors' care on Sunday, April 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cadboro Bay United Church.

There will be a panel presentation and then a discussion with input from the audience encouraged about the future of seniors' care in the Victoria area.

What: Free public forum on seniors' care

When: Sunday, April 18
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Cadboro Bay United Church
2625 Arbutus Road

Information: Jessica Van der Veen, 250 598-9272 or 250 884-1953 (cell)

Among those hosting the forum on seniors' care are the South Island Health Coalition, Let's Agree Not to Dispose of Urban Spaces! (LANDS!), the BC Government and Service Employees' Union and the Hospital Employees' Union.
/For further information: Dale Perkins
250 592-5487 or 250 592-4605 (cell)/ IN: HEALTH, LABOUR, MEDIA, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Jessice Van der Veen
    Primary Phone: 250-598-9272
    Secondary Phone: 250-884-1953