Aboriginal Patient Navigator - West Kootenay Boundary Region

Offers practical support to aboriginal persons utilizing Interior Health services through hospital liaison and referral processes.

Provides a communication linkage between the patient, family, community and health care provider, assisting the care team with health care and discharge planning. Provides non-clinical services and is an adjunct to health care staff.

Goal is to improve access and ensure the aboriginal patients' health care experience is culturally safe and inclusive. Aims to ensure the aboriginal patient understands the hospital cultural/processes and health care staff understand the unique needs of the aboriginal patient.

Address / Contact Info

Castlegar and District Community Health Centre
709 10th Street Castlegar, BCV1N 2H7
Contact name: Leah

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 304-5621
Office : (250) 304-1254
Fax : (250) 304-2154

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

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This program was last updated on 04 Dec 2018.