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The Saskatchewan Health Authority is strategically committed to a culture of safety and the philosophy of patient and family centred care. Patient and staff safety, and continuous improvement, are fundamental in everyday work. This project serves to promote safe...Read More
Implementation of Vincent Framework Patient Safety Collaborative to Enhance Patient and Family Engagement, Kidney Health Home Based Therapies Program
The Kidney Health Home Based Therapies Program vision is to enhance the health and quality of life of patients by allowing patients to perform dialysis in their own homes, to better meet the health needs of patients in a collaborative manner, and to expand community...Read More
Under the leadership of the Senior Medical Officer, primary care physicians at the Mamawetan Churchill River Health Region in Saskatchewan have developed a suite of tools for many clinical situations. Among them are excellent and comprehensive Perinatal Care Flow...Read More
Canada is internationally recognized as one of the only countries to successfully integrate medication reconciliation in home care settings and services. Many of the tools, systems, and supports for medication reconciliation which are included in the Canadian...Read More
The Addiction and Mental Health Information System is an integrated client registration system and clinical information tool. It is used to collect, process, analyze, and use information about the population served to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and overall...Read More
Throughout history, the expressive arts have been used in connection with bereavement, loss, and healing. The Creative Expressions of Loss and Healing support group offered by the Palliative Services program has helped participants navigate through grief and loss by...Read More
The Primary Health Bus operates in areas of Saskatoon where the population often experiences geographic, social, economic, and cultural barriers. The goal is to bring high-quality care directly to under-served populations and provide an alternative for those seeking...Read More
The Employee Health Assessment Program is available to all staff and provides employees with information about personal risk factors and ways to improve their health. The organization works with employees to set goals for personal improvement in their health status...Read More
Journey to Wellness is a program that allows youth to talk about suicide in a safe and supportive environment. It provides youths with the skills they need to help themselves when they are feeling down or when their friends are feeling down. The program has helped...Read More
The WON-SKA Cultural School is a cooperative effort of a number of community partners and is headed by the local school division. It is an alternative school format targeting high-risk First Nations students. The Mental Health and Addiction Services team has dedicated...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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