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Connection method: Virtual
Open to Interior Region
The Thompson South Cariboo region is changing the way that healthcare is delivered. We are looking to include the patient perspective to aid us in our client/patient focused delivery of healthcare. The focus will be on adults with complex medical conditions (with or without frailty) and people living with moderate to severe mental health and substance use issues.
Interior Health – Specialized Community Services Programs, Community Care
The goal is to incorporate the patient/client experience and perspective into the healthcare transformation in the Specialized Community Services Program (SCSP) project. The focus of the project will include adults with complex medical conditions (with or without frailty) and people living with moderate to severe mental health and substance use issues.
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 involve patients in planning and design phases to ensure ideas or concerns are considered and reflected in alternatives and recommendations.
• Experience working in groups
• Able to express opinions and be open to other ideas
• Available to attend one-hour sessions every 4-6 weeks
• Interest or willing to participating in sub-working groups as the project progresses
• Number of patients: 4
• Meetings will be held once every 4-6 weeks
• Meetings are on Friday afternoons
• Meetings are held via teleconference
• It is anticipated that this work will continue for up to 6 months
Meetings are virtual and are encouraged to be attended in a private area (preferably at home), therefore there are no associated expenses with this work.
It is important that we have a patient voice to the project work. Other stakeholders and participants in this project, in addition to Interior Health include: Allied Health, Primary Care Network, Thompson Division of Family Practice, Psychiatry, Seniors Transformation Lead, IH Community Directors, Quality Improvement, Change Management, and Secwepemc Nation. Ad hoc: Aboriginal Health
COVID-19 may impact the capacity for this project work, so meetings and other activity may be impacted based on emerging needs. Until deemed safe, in-person meeting will be replaced with virtual meetings.
Health Care Partner Contact InformationCarol Stathers
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Interior Region