Province commits $4 million to enhance Better at Home
Health Minister Terry Lake announced $4 million in funding to United Way of the Lower Mainland for the continuation and expansion of Better at Home. Minister Lake announced the new funding on Friday June 12, 2015 at the Kamloops Seniors Symposium, which is co-hosted by Oncore Services, lead organization for the Kamloops Better at Home program.
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Six rural and remote communities funded as pilot programs
United Way’s Better at Home program initially explored five locations for the Rural and Remote Pilot Project. Six communities have since received funding and are setting up their pilot programs.
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Better at Home programs positioned to access more funding
Almost half of Better at Home programs are now eligible to receive more funding based on community characteristics and need.
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In The News - Helping to close the gap
Better at Home strives to provide seniors a hand with simple day-to-day tasks in the non-medical spectrum to help close the gap on home care support for seniors.
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