CBC Radio One visited our Guru Nanak Niwas Assisted Living facility in Surrey to see how culturally sensitive care homes matter today. By now you've heard the news, Canada's population is aging. Recent numbers from Statistics Canada show that for the first time seniors outnumber children under the age of 14. And as Canada's population growth is increasingly driven by immigration, delivering care to seniors that is culturally sensitive is an emerging issue. Read the whole article here...
PICS annual fundraising event, The Spring Garden Gala to raise funds for PICS Diversity Village, a complex care home to be built in Cloverdale was a resounding success with the Society raising upwards of $150,000 at the event.
A fundriaiser and auction in support of PICS Diversity Village. Join us on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at Bombay Banquet Hall for a night of elegance.
Director of Employment programs and Planning, Satbir Singh Cheema has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of PICS Mr. Cheema was selected through an open competition process spearheaded by a recruiting firm hired by PICS.
PICS Women's Committee celebrated International Women's Day with women of PICS Harmony House. There was a pizza party and the committee brought in groceries and other necessities as well.
Congratulations to our staff at PICS who have completed 10 years of service at our Assisted Living facility. PICS Assisted Living facility scored the highest rate of satisfaction in a survey conducted by Fraser Health Region recently and the credit certainly goes to our excellent staff.
Community media in Lower Mainland, especially South Asian media has been extremely helpful in disseminating important information about PICS and it's programs. Whether it's our settlement, employment senior or programs for women and youth the media has always helped us in getting the word out.
Twenty participants graduated from PICS popular BEST program last week. It was a fantastic ceremony where these budding entrepreneurs gave their elevator speech and talked about their business ideas.
PICS CEO Mr. Charan Gill has been honoured with the Drishti Lifetime Achievement Award 2016. The award was given to Mr. Gill for devoting more than 35 years of his life towards the betterment of the community by finding practical solutions to community needs.
BC Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Hon. Suzanne Anton visited PICS Assisted Living, BC's only culturally sensitive Assisted Living facility. She toured the facility and interacted with seniors. PICS CEO Charan Gill and PICS Board President Bobby Pawar presented Minister Anton with a plaque of appreciation for her continued support to PICS.