COVID-19: Recovery Resources

We've put together some relevant information to support you through BC's phase 2&3 recovery of COVID-19. Please see below a list of helpful tools and information to assist you, your Microboard, and your team while things start to "re-open".
 
1. Recovery Resources Presented By Vela Canada 
 
We've put together a powerpoint presentation outling specific supports to you, your Microboard and your staff, recover during COVID-19. You can    document view the powerpoint here. (22.21 MB)
 
2. Staffing Concerns Q&A
 
Click here to view our list of staffing concerns Q&A specifically for Microboards and Individualized Funding recipients.
 
3. Support Worker Central 
 
Are you looking to hire new staff? In partnership with the Family Support Institute (FSI) and Community Living BC (CLBC), we are encouraging families to try FSI’s Support Worker Central; an online database connecting individuals and families with support workers in their community.
 
Click here to find your next employee.
 
4. WorkSafeBC
 
Every employer must have a COVID safety plan in place (and posted) that assesses the risk of exposure at their workplace, and implements measures to keep their workers safe. You can learn more on WorkSafeBC's website here.
 
WorkSafeBC has released additional guidance for the community social services sector for returning to safe operations. There are two options below:
Your safety plan must outline the policies, guidelines, and procedures you have in place to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. There is a fillable tool on WorkSafeBC's website you can use as a guide here.
 
5. Community Living BC (CLBC) Recovery Supports
 
CLBC has developed documents and tools on stage 2 COVID-19 recovery for CLBC service providers, including information for home sharing providers. Individualized Funding users and Microboards are included in the distribution of this information for their awareness; they are not required to develop formal planning for this phase of the pandemic.
 
Click here to view the resources. 
 
6. The Provincial Health Office
 
The Province of British Columbia has listed some helpful resounces as well as guidelines for employers. You can view it here