Programs

Aboriginal Patient Navigator (APN)

Category:
Social & Peer Support
Organization
Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives

Aboriginal Patient Navigator provides referral services and promotes culturally inclusive care. Assists health care team with case planning and discharge planning as it relates to liaising with Aboriginal service providers. Coordinates and assists Aboriginal persons, both on and off reserve, with medical appointments; provides supportive hospital visits; assists and supports with quality care issues.

Related Services: Liaison, Networking, Referral, Advocacy

Mandate

Assist Aboriginal people with access to health services. As a personal guide, the Navigator is there to help the patient and family through their health care journey both in hospital and community Acts as a bridge between you, your community and the health care system, through consultation and referral services

Referral:
Yourself, Family, Other Professional
Interpreter Available:
No
Program Fee:
No
Target Population:
Aboriginal
Contact Person
Team Leader
Email : info.aboriginal@vch.ca
Phone : 1-877-875-1131
Fax : 604-675-2552

Web Links

Homepage:
http://www.vch.ca/Documents/Aboriginal-patient-navigator-program-brochure.pdf

Locations

Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives

Address
#550, 601 W. Broadway
Vancouver, V5Z-4C2

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