B.C.’s Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, will publicly release the report Caregivers in Distress: More Respite Needed, Monday, Sept. 14th at 10:30 a.m. Stakeholders are invited to dial in to a small news conference being held in Victoria.

The Advocate’s report highlights evidence of significant caregiver distress in the province and points out where improvements to respite services are needed.

The full report will be available online on the Seniors Advocate’s website shortly after 10:30 a.m. (PT) on Sept. 14th 2015.

Dial-in Information for the news conference:
Dial: 1-877-353-9184
Participant Pass code: 65988#
Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie will speak about the report at 10:30 a.m.

Media contact:
Sara Darling
Director of Communications
Office of the Seniors Advocate
778-679-2588
sara.darling@gov.bc.ca

Report on Caregiver Distress

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