VANCOUVER – Recipients of the 12th annual BC Health Care Awards had been announced these days at a gala luncheon in Vancouver. Twelve Gold Apple and six Award of Merit recipients were honoured.
Presented via the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC), the awards recognize British Columbians who are imparting superb care and aid. Awards are given in eleven classes to tasks enhancing transport thru innovative and collaborative methods and to humans creating a wonderful effect and galvanizing the ones round them.
“BC’s clinical specialists – consisting of assist team of workers – absolutely care approximately turning in great care to British Columbians,” said Michael McMillan, HEABC’s President and CEO. “The BCHC Awards are an possibility to apprehend and celebrate the person and crew contributions made by means of those people.”
New this 12 months – Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centred Care
Named in honour of Dianna Mah-Jones, this award is for a team or task that makes use of leading practices to enhance care for sufferers, residents or clients by using focusing at the needs of the person instead of the needs of the system or carrier. Dianna Mah-Jones, an occupational therapist at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, become tragically killed, along side her husband Richard Jones, just three months after being named Provincial HC Hero at the 2017 awards. Our desire is this ward will help to maintain her reminiscence and legacy alive by way of spotting others who strive to deliver care that is respectful of the desires, values and preferences of people.
2018 Gold Apple winners
Provincial HC Hero & HC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority
Glenn Braithwaite – District Supervisor, Emergency Coordinator, BCEHS
Glenn Jay Braithwaite is a Paramedic and District Supervisor at BC Ambulance Service, diagnosed for supplying amazing emergency reaction and for his scientific management competencies. He’s acquired numerous professional accolades for his heroic moves, and his top notch dedication to sufferers, colleagues and the wider network