Letter: Poor health service not uncommon

Editor:

Carrie McAstocker is not alone in her need for more care from Interior Health (‘Carrie is fighting for her independence’).

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I have multiple sclerosis and live with my cat. I used to get services twice a day. When the pandemic arrived, I understood staffing was going to be an issue, so I went down to one visit at night to help with dinner and commode-cleaning.

In February, my care visits were cancelled two days in a row. I was told to have a backup plan if they cannot make it. I have been complaining through the system and spoke to someone in Burnaby.

I would love to know if this is happening to people who are paying for this service and if Interior Health is still charging the ministry for the visits anyway.

Kim Janzen

Kamloops

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