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Advisors – Hospital at Home (HaH) Program

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Commitment: One-time

Connection method: Hybrid

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

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Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is soon launching the “Hospital at Home (HaH)” program with the goal of delivering hospital-level care in patients’ homes. VCH seeks patient advisors for feedback on educational materials and the program’s flow during two sessions in December 2023.

Week of Dec 11-15, 2023:
> 1-2 hours in person at Vancouver General Hospital; and
> A 2-3 hour session, in person OR virtual at Vancouver General Hospital, with specific dates to be shared later.

Partners need to be available for both sessions.

Eligibility to participate in this engagement:
> A patient partner who was recently hospitalized who speaks English as a second language.
> A caregiver for a person who was recently hospitalized.
> A patient partner from the Indigenous community who was recently hospitalization.

Selected advisors will receive a per-hour honorarium for up to five hours of volunteered time.

Read more and register for this opportunity by visiting: https://engage.vch.ca/advisors-hospital-at-home-hah-program

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of Consult on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.

Eligibility

  • Willing & comfortable to share health care experiences in a group setting
  • Specific health care experiences [details below]
  • An interest in improving health care services
  • The time to participate in the engagement opportunity
Patient Partners ARE NOT required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Cameron Fani Community Engagement Leader, Communications, Equity and Partnerships | Vancouver Coastal Health (778) 775-0880 cameron.fani@vch.ca

From Our Community

Agnes Black

Director, Health Services & Clinical Research and Knowledge Translation – Providence Health Care

Agnes Black

It’s really hard to make changes in health care. When a PVN patient partner says, ‘This is important to us’ it keeps us grounded on why a change is needed and keeps us motivated to keep going on projects.