A: Our goal is to make Nav-CARE a free service available in communities across Canada. We believe that Nav-CARE has the potential to improve the quality of life of persons living with declining health while helping volunteers to make a meaningful…Keep reading
A: Volunteers are educated according to five main competences: Addressing client and family quality of life; advocating for clients and family; facilitating community connections; supporting access to resources and promoting active engagement. Volunteers also learn important skills on virtual navigation.Keep reading
Q: WHY IS THIS OFFERED THROUGH HOSPICE SOCIETIES WHEN PERSONS WITH DECLINING HEALTH ARE NOT AT END OF LIFE?
A: Hospice volunteers have a unique skill set in that they are comfortable working with those living with serious illness. However, Nav-CARE can also be implemented through other community-service organizations. We are happy to have a conversation with you about the…Keep reading
A: Volunteer navigations perform a very different role than healthcare navigators. Within the boundaries of being a volunteer and not a health care professional, they are concerned primarily with improving quality of life. They focus on those practical day-to-day necessities that…Keep reading
A: Healthcare systems play an important role for persons living with declining health. However, globally the most innovative programs are also acknowledging the importance of communities and neighbours to supporting those living with declining health. This is often referred to…Keep reading
A: The first step is to contact email@example.com to have a conversation about the suitability of Nav-CARE for your organization. An implementation toolkit is available that outlines 5 key questions to consider for implementing Nav-CARE in your organization. Once your…Keep reading