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Interior Health Dementia Strategy Working Group

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Open to Interior Region, Volunteers across the Interior region.

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Are you interested in participating in discussions related to the strategic direction of the delivery of dementia care services in the Interior Health region?

Open to: Volunteers across the Interior region.

Lead Organization or Department

Interior Health


Interior Health is forming a Dementia Strategy Working Group. The group will establish and coordinate Interior Health’s system-wide strategy addressing the key deliverables identified in the "Provincial Guide to Dementia Care in BC: Achievements and Next Steps" (May 2016).

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of involve on the spectrum of engagement ( The promise to you is that the health care partner will work with you to ensure that your ideas and concerns are reflected in recommendations and provide feedback on how your input affected the decision.


  • Comfortable with a teleconference/webex meeting format.
  • Interested in participating in facilitated group discussions at the strategic level.
  • Familiar with or interested in the Provincial Guide to Dementia Care in BC (Ministry of Health) strategy, as it relates to dementia care (see link below).


  • Vacancies: 2
  • The group will meet approx. 60-90 minutes monthly, date and time are not yet determined
  • Initial meetings may be more frequent
  • Meetings will primarily be held by teleconference/webinar
  • Meetings are expected to be held for 4-6 months with possible extension


There are no expenses anticipated for this opportunity. If in-person meetings are planned, travel and accommodations costs will be covered (with pre-approval)


Province of BC Dementia Care Information:  Link Provincial Guide to Dementia Care in BC:  Link

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Carol Stathers
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Okanagan, Interior Region


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Lucie Neliba

Patient Partner, Surrey

Lucie Neliba

The Patient Voices Network has connected me to a community with the same drive to bring person- and family-centred care to the forefront. I am grateful for all opportunities I have been a part of thanks to PVN, which positively impacts patients like my sister and their caregivers. No matter how small, all patient engagement will help shape the future of health care and that I can stand behind