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The Reconciliation Working Group (RWG) is a movement at CAMH contributing to systems change in practices and policies in a framework of cultural safety and anti-Indigenous racism. This 24-member committee is comprised of Indigenous and non-Indigenous service...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
The organization uses flip charts as part of the initial intake and clinical assessment process. This allows clients, who are often under stress during the initial counselling phase, to communicate visually, in addition to verbally, by writing notes and drawing...Read More
The Equine assisted learning program is a component of the solvent abuse treatment program at the White Buffalo Youth Inhalant Treatment Centre. The program uses the concept of “the horse as a healer” to enhance the client’s ability to cope with...Read More
The staff at the Six Nations Birthing Centre, including the Aboriginal midwives, have enhanced their education and skills through taking doula certification training. Doula training complements the existing supportive prenatal care and birthing process used by...Read More
Wagmatcook is a member of the Tui'kn Partnership which consists of five First Nation communities located around the Bras d'or Lakes in Cape Breton. The total population is about 5,000. The Tui'kn Partnership emerged from an Aboriginal Health Transition...Read More
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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