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Patient Speaker, Kamloops Seniors Health and Wellness Centre Team-Based Care Learning Event

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Open to Interior Region, Patient partners from the Interior Region

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The staff of the Seniors Health and Wellness Centre in Kamloops will be participating in a team-based care learning event. We would like two patient partners to speak for up to 15 minutes about their story of team-based care, or lack thereof, in the health care system. Patient partners would present their story at the beginning of the learning event to set the stage for the event.

Open to: Patient partners from the Interior Region

Lead Organization or Department

Interior Health - Primary and Community Care Transformation, Seniors Health and Wellness Centre Kamloops


The aim of this project is to promote high quality team-based care at the Seniors Health and Wellness Centre in Kamloops. The experience of a patient within the system will be a powerful and meaningful example to reference throughout the learning event and will keep our attention focused on the patient experience of our service in the long-term.

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.


  • Comfortable telling their story
  • A connection to Kamloops would be preferable
  • An experience with team-based care, or lack thereof


Number of vacancies: Two Location, Date, Time and Frequency: North Shore Health Science Centre (2nd floor) on January 16th, 2019 between 830 and 1130. Commitment: One-time event


There is free parking nearby but any parking costs can be reimbursed the day of the event.


The care setting is most directly related to community care. The Ministry and the Health Authority are committed to enhancing team-based care with in the Primary and Community Care Transformation Initiative. Teams are being offered extra training and coaching to enhance team-based care competencies at their sites. For more details on team-based care in BC, please visit our website. The Terms of Reference would include the attributes as set out in the Ministry Policy Paper on team-based care.

Engagement Leader Contact Information

Jacquelyne Foidart
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Thompson Cariboo

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