Welcome to the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry
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Care aides and community health workers are also known as health care assistants or HCAs. They are frontline care providers in a variety of institutional and community settings including home support agencies and residential care facilities.
To be eligible to work as a HCA in any publicly funded health care setting in BC, applicants must be registered with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
For a complete list of recognized Health Care Assistant programs in BC - Click Here
HCA Educators in BC
To improve the educational standards of health care assistant programs in British Columbia, the Registry recognizes and lists educational institutions that meet specific program standards.
Protecting the Public
The Registry serves and protects vulnerable patients, residents, and clients receiving care from health care assistants employed by publicly funded facilites. Employers are required to report in writing to the Registry every suspension or termination of an employee for alleged abuse.