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Open to Vancouver Island Region, Patient partners from across Vancouver Island
Include your voice in the development of a new framework for Adult Day Programs (ADP) at Island Health by participating in the Adult Day Programs Task Group and providing feedback on the draft report.
Open to: Patient partners from across Vancouver Island
Lead Organization or DepartmentIsland Health Seniors Program
AimThe Adult Day Programs Task Group is developing new standards for Island Health's adult day programs which will be presented to the executives in a report. The group would like to have feedback from a patient partner about the recommendations in the report through attendance at teleconference meetings.
Level of EngagementThis opportunity is at the level of collaborate on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the research partner will work together with you to formulate solutions and incorporate your advice and recommendations into the decisions to the maximum extent possible.
- Able to participate in the work of a small Task Group by teleconference meetings.
- Experience and familiarity with community health services.
- Experience with community health services from the perspective of the caregiver would be very helpful to this initiative, particularly as a caregiver for a person living with dementia.
LogisticsNumber of vacancies: 2 Location, Date, Time and Frequency: Monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm plus some ad hoc meetings with the project manager. Initiative Format: Working group/ Committees Connection Method: Teleconference Commitment: One week to six months
ReimbursementTravel is not expected, but when incurred, mileage and parking will be reimbursed.
BackgroundThe work of the Task Group was initiated in response to the Seniors Advocate report on Caregivers Distress and recent Ministry of Health priorities. This report is posted in the public domain and the Project Manager can provide the link as well as any additional and relevant materials.
Health Care Partner Contact Information
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Central & North Vancouver Island