If system transformation was fully achieved in the Central East LHIN, what would it look like in your own words, taking into consideration and including the role of Primary Care and Family
Setup program to train lay volunteers to take up roles as health educators to augment our strained human resources; create templates for “health internship programs” for students and “health education senior internship programs” for the retired.
Collaborate with schools & colleges to identify children at risk for mental health illness & to begin mindfulness training classes in schools & broaden health teaching and other essential life skills classes in schools.
Track high risk patient list (complex, chronic disease, resource poor, mental health, addiction)
For each of the above high risk group, ensure adequate funding for effective education/prevention programs that have proven to ameliorate the risks.
Why would you like to support the Central East Health Links? What steps do you see as essential to take in order for family doctors and Nurse Practitioners to engage in Health Links more broadly across the Central East LHIN?
The transformation should improve Canadian universal health care: delivery and sustainability.
Care partners need to be more conscious of the importance of not only being an educator of health care issues but to become educator of future educators.
Care partners needs to have a stronger morale - to feel the gratification of having an incredibly important role in our society; as educator of healthcare educators and health care deliverer.