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Document Reviewer, Rehabilitation Patient & Family Resources – Queen Park Care Centre (Fraser Health)

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Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

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Volunteer Opportunity
The rehabilitation journey for patients can involve a lot of steps. Making materials easy to understand along the way is the goal of the Queen’s Park Care Centre team. They hope to have two patient partners join them to help make these resources useful for all.

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Lead Organization/Department
Queen’s Park Care Centre – Fraser Health

Aim
• To make rehabilitation resources easy to understand for patients, families and caregivers.
• Patient partners will offer their unique perspective and insight to make sure these resources reflect what’s important to patients, families and caregivers.

Level of Engagement
This opportunity is at the level of consult on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will listen to and acknowledge your ideas and concerns, and provide feedback on how your input affected the decision.

 Eligibility
Open to volunteers in Fraser Health communities who:
• Have experience with rehabilitation within Fraser Health as a patient, family or caregiver.
• Are passionate about making resources easy to understand.
• Can use online platforms, such as zoom.

There will be an informal conversation about the opportunity and determination of the best fit for both patient and health care partners prior to placement.

We are hoping to recruit diverse voices and welcome patient partners of various geographical areas and cultural backgrounds from across Fraser Health.

Logistics
• Number of vacancies: 2
• Date/Time: Meetings will be planned based upon availability
• Commitment: Up to six months
• Location: Telephone or via Zoom

Reimbursement
No out-of-pocket expenses are anticipated for this engagement opportunity. However, if you meet the eligibility criteria, but have concerns about your ability to participate, please contact Jami Brown- jbrown@bcpsqc.ca to see if support options are available. We are always seeking to better understand and reduce barriers to participation.

Background
Queens Park Care Centre is a 76-bed facility that focuses on brain injuries, stroke, and neuromuscular skeletal injuries. The team is looking to improve the information provided to patients, families and caregivers upon admission and discharge. The focus of the documents is rehabilitation.

Engagement Leader Contact Information

Jami Brown | BA, MAPC (she/her/hers)
Engagement Leader
BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
604.510.0449
jbrown@bcpsqc.ca

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