Health Care Assistant Survey

BC health care assistants are invited to participate in the Choose2Care survey. By completing the survey, you’ll have the chance to win a $100 gift card! The goal is to gauge awareness of bursaries and services available for health care assistants in BC, delve into the motivations behind HCA career choices, and create materials for […]

BC Health Care Assistant Program Recognition – Seeking Appointees for Appeals Review Panel

The Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) is seeking volunteer appointees for a standing Health Care Assistant Program Recognition Appeal Review Panel (ARP).  To improve the standards of health care assistant (HCA) education programs in British Columbia, the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry (the Registry) administers the HCA program recognition process. […]

National Care Aide Survey – Health Canada

BC health care assistants are invited to participate in a national research study.  The focus of this study is to examine the role, scope, and function of health care assistants in various care settings in Canada.    Direct Link here:   https://focuspointconsulting.ca/ You are encouraged to complete the online survey and share your voice to this important work.  […]

Temporary Emergency Registration (TER) for Nursing Students ends January 31, 2024

In spring 2020 to assist with COVID-19 pandemic efforts, the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry (the Registry) established temporary emergency registration (TER) for nursing students to register as Health Care Assistants (HCAs). The TER registration category will end on January 31, 2024. Temporary emergency registrants (TER registrants) who wish to continue with HCA […]

Access to Practical Nursing Education Incentive Bursary

January 05, 2023 On August 23, 2022, the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced the Access to Practical Nursing Education Incentive Bursary. This bursary is for students and recent graduates enrolled in a recognized Access to Practical Nursing (APN) program at a BC-based public institution. The APN program is a unique career laddering program for Health Care […]

Health Care Assistant Day 2022

October 03, 2022 October 18, 2022 marks Health Care Assistant Day in BC. Join us in celebrating and recognizing all Health Care Assistants in your community this year, to show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication to our health care system.Health Care Assistants make a tremendous difference in our lives and this annual […]

COVID-19 Announcements

Information on this page is outdated. Please review RECENT NEWS ITEM POSTED HERE: Temporary Emergency Registration (TER) for Nursing Students ends January 31, 2024 – CareAide BC (cachwr.bc.ca). June 14, 2022 As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry (The Registry) will continue to send emails directly to those […]

Health Care Assistant Opportunities for Internationally Educated Nurses

February 03, 2022 Health Match BC is hosting an interactive webinar for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) interested in the Health Care Assistant (HCA) profession in BC.  The webinar event will be held on February 10, 2022. For more information and to register, go to: IEN Webinar – Choose2Care.ca – BC Health Care Assistants News & Information

Health Care Assistant Day 2021

September 29, 2021 October 18, 2021 marks Health Care Assistant Day in BC. Join us in celebrating and recognizing all Health Care Assistants in your community this year, to show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication to our health care system. Health Care Assistants make a tremendous difference in our lives and this […]

Health Care Assistant Day 2020

August 29, 2020 October 18, 2020 marks Health Care Assistant Day in BC. Join us in celebrating and recognizing all Health Care Assistants in your community this year, to show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication to our health care system. Health Care Assistants make a tremendous difference in our lives and this […]

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