Aboriginal Patient Navigators

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Aboriginal Patient Navigators provide services in the Niagara, Hamilton and Haldimand-Brant regions.

Designed specifically to meet the needs of Aboriginal people, the Aboriginal Patient Navigator Program provides support to patients and their families and assists in accessing the healthcare system as well as traditional healing and wellness practices.The program also provides navigation services that are culturally appropriate within the health/social service systems for individuals, caregivers and their families to improve patient outcomes.

Services include:

  • Individualized Cultural Support
  • Coordination of Services
  • Advocacy
  • Regular Contact During Hospital Stays
  • Discharge Planning
  • Referrals and Linkages to Community Resources
  • Access to Traditional Healing Programs
  • Home Visits
  • Community Follow-up

To contact the patient navigator, call 905-358-4320, or visit www.aboriginalhealthcentre.com 

Niagara Health System