Healthy Beginnings is a community program designed to support families. This unique program is for families needing support in areas of: pregnancy, nutrition, breast feeding, child development, substance abuse issues and parenting.
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Expansive Maternal Child Health Program provides care to mothers and families from…
Funding Model Used for Maternal Child Health Program Helps Sustainability of Maternity Services in Community
Community individuals look after The Yellow House where mental health services are referred from local communities and make good connections with outreach services and the hospital.
Healing Drum Circle part of Programming welcomes all battling with mental health and addiction
Care aids and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are coming in from Indigenous communities to fill needed roles.
Community-driven Home Away from Home offers a place for patients and their families to stay while experiencing medical care, or awaiting transport after discharge. Options range from family units with shared kitchens and room to gather to hostel style.
Powell River and Tla’min First Nation work together to increase community communications.
A primary care physician brings electronic system on their iPad to visits with remote First Nations community as well as provide virtual visits.
First Nation’s community members created a successful transportation set-up that allowed physician access for both First Nation’s and non-First Nation’s members during wildfire season.
Fire fighters from First Nations community responds with ambulance as part of a respectful relationship and understanding of cultural safety for their First Nations community.
Community works together to fill gap in mental health care resources and address youth mental health and suicide through prevention, education and including a trauma informed lens.
A First Nation’s Band provides financial support to families in need of medical care outside of their community.
A First Nations community has an Equine (horse) Therapy Program for mental health and engaging youth.
A small working group of nurses and administration developed a plan on how to achieve their goal of providing a Baby Bed to every family that lives in Port Alberni and in all West Coast Communities on Vancouver Island.
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