Conferences, Workshops, or Courses

Eldercare Foundation

Funding available: see specific awards below

If you are working with older adults as a professional caregiver or first responder within the Island Health footprint, Eldercare Foundation may be able to help you further your education. If you are a University of Victoria student and your focus is related to enhancing care for older adults, Eldercare Foundation may be able to provide some funding and support for your research project.

  • Jack Howard Scholarship in Gerontology
    • designed to assist employees of facilities or programs supported by the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation in furthering their professional development in the area of healthcare delivery to the elderly
  • Kully Sekhon Memorial Education fund
    • supports healthcare workers on Vancouver Island in taking courses, 
attending workshops or conferences, or giving presentations at workshops or conferences; special consideration will be given to those attending sessions around inter-cultural and cross-cultural communication
    • course work or focus of workshop/conference must benefit care for the elderly
  • Rudi Kind Award
    • designed to assist staff (preference given to LPNs and RNs) working in facilities/programs supported by the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation to further their education by presenting or attending conferences focusing on care for the elderly

Contact the Eldercare Foundation

Phone: 250-370-5664

Email: Tania Fritz (Office Manager)

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