Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care Initiative

Patient/Client Engagement

Individuals and their families are the clients, patients and consumers of primary health care in Canada. Health services provided must be responsive to their needs and respectful of their cultural, linguistic, age and gender differences. Tools have been sought that allow health professionals to optimize the physical, cognitive and mental health and wellness of patients/clients.

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Spotlight on Collaboration

The Collaboration Toolkit is now available for your reading pleasure. This toolkit contains our last research report—Interdisciplinary Primary Health Care: Finding the Answers—and a vast warehouse containing tools that have been designed across the country to support interdisciplinary practices. The Collaboration Toolkit offers practical tips and tools such as checklists, vision and policy statements, floor plans, transfer of function agreements, and many others. It is a must-read for anyone considering—or involved in—interdisciplinary care.

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