B.C.’s privatization of seniors’ care raises concerns

Private contractors are now providing the largest share of residential care for B.C. seniors, and that’s raising concerns about the influence the pursuit of profit plays in the management of our rapidly aging population.
Margaret McGregor, a family doctor and clinical associate professor at UBC’s Family Practice Department, says the majority of the research shows the not-for-profit model provides better staffing levels and a higher level of care.

CBC, Tue May 8 2012, Link to full text