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According to the 2011 census, 36,000 Aboriginal people live in the Greater Toronto Area. Individuals with diagnosed or undiagnosed issues may experiment with substances in order to cope or to experience freedom from emotional and/or spiritual pain. This may lead to...Read More
Southern Health-Santé Sud services a diverse population of over 190,000. We have the fastest growing population in Manitoba, which includes approximately 30,000 Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis & Inuit) peoples. We recognize that an Aboriginal approach to...Read More
“We are like dwarves perched on the shoulders of giants and thus we are able to see more and farther than the latter. And this is not at all because of the acuteness of our sight or the stature of our body, but because we are carried aloft and elevated by the...Read More
Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal women in particular have a disproportionately high rate of HIV. The history of colonialism and trauma, reduced access to health care, and a lack of culturally safe HIV education all contribute to increased rates of HIV. This...Read More
The Island Health Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Strategy is our approach to creating and maintaining a sustainable workforce by increasing the number of Aboriginal peoples working in healthcare on Vancouver Island. Our 4 person Aboriginal Employment Team is...Read More
The Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) is the standard tool used to diagnose Latent TB infection (LTBI). While an accurate screening tool, the TST is associated with a relatively high rate of false positives, specifically in people who were vaccinated with Bacille de...Read More
Grille de dépistage des risques associés à la prise de médicaments chez la clientèle des soins et services à domicile
This is a tool for assessing the risk level related to medication usage by home-care clients. Once the grid has been completed, it can be used to evaluate whether home-care clients are at risk of experiencing adverse events associated with medications. In addition to...Read More
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Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been identifying and publishing Leading Practices in the Leading Practices Library for over 15 years. A Leading Practice is a practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization that has demonstrated a positive change, is people centred, safe and efficient. The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing resource of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process, and shared with the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all. Practices that are recognized as Leading Practices are published in the Leading Practices Library and also be advertised through HSO outreach events such as seminars, conferences, education materials; accrediting bodies affiliated with HSO etc.
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