Presentation on theme: "How do we create healthy Francophone communities in Ontario The French Connection: an OHPRS Event Toronto, September 26, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
How do we create healthy Francophone communities in Ontario The French Connection: an OHPRS Event Toronto, September 26, 2008
Réseau des services de santé en français de lEst de lOntario Réseau de santé en français du Moyen Nord de lOntario Réseau Francophone de santé du Nord de lOntario Réseau franco-santé du Sud de lOntario The Four French Language Health Networks in Ontario
To ensure that all Francophones in Ontario have access to a full range of quality health care programs and services in French which meet their needs French Language Health Networks Goal
Cultural barriers and quality of services Links between language and access Links between language and access Links between language and quality of services Links between language and quality of services Links between culture and quality of services Links between culture and quality of services
An example… Cultural competence is necessary in all client encounters. The ability to construct culturally competent relationships with patients throughout their lives is key to managing these more loaded situations with less panic, fear, and distress.  Because everyone has a cultural identify, cultural competence must be applied to everyone.
An example… Culture influences the accuracy of assessment and the effectiveness of services or treatment. If social workers, therapists, doctors, and teachers are ignorant of the clients culture, they may make incorrect assumptions about what is causing a problem and provide inappropriate services.
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.