I learned a lot during the time I was a care partner to my mom who lived with dementia at the end of her life. I share many of the things I learned on this blog. I’ve also done workshops and webinars to help care workers and students better understand the nature of dementia and the people who live with it.
When I was interviewed with respect to the development of educational materials for students enrolled in the healthcare faculty at a local university, I shared my experience about sharing my experience!
When the interviewer asked if I had been involved in educating healthcare providers (the fourth question in the interview), I told her of my experience as well as what has worked for me:
How would you have answered?
In a nutshell, I think it’s critical that patients and care partners participate in all aspects of healthcare in Canada – from education to delivery. Click on the questions below to get to the videos with my answers to the other questions:
1) “Why should we involve patients in healthcare education?”
2) How should we involve patients in the education of healthcare providers?
3) What do you think healthcare providers think about including patients in healthcare education?
5) What are the challenges and benefits of involving patients in healthcare education?
Take my short survey on behaviour here.
why patients and care partners should be involved in healthcare education
how should we involve patients in healthcare education?
what do healthcare providers think about including patients in healthcare education?