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Inclusive Practice in Healthcare A workshop for healthcare providers

Wednesday, April 30th 9:a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St Peter’s Church Hall, Charlottetown

Posted: Tuesday 15th April 2014 12:08

The objectives of the workshop are: - to highlight the experiences of people with disabilities in getting access to health care, - to identify some of the barriers they face, and - to provide information to service providers about what they can do to address some of those barriers. People with disabilities are at a significant risk of poor health, and face numerous barriers to healthcare and health promotion services. The barriers may be physical, attitudinal, or systemic. The Inclusive Practice in Healthcare workshop will provide a chance to address some of those barriers and make health care more accessible to people with disabilities. There is no fee for the workshop, and lunch will be provided. To register, please call 894-4573 or email cooperinstitute@eastlink.ca.

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Access to Health Care: A Workshop for People with Disabilities

Tuesday, April 29 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at St Peter's Church Hall, Charlottetown

Posted: Tuesday 15th April 2014 12:04

Did you know that people face many barriers that make it harder to get good health care? There are physical barriers, attitude barriers and barriers in the health care system. This workshop is an opportunity to look at some of those barriers, and take your health care into your own hands! At this workshop you will learn and talk about: Healthy lifestyle choices; The challenges and barriers to accessing healthcare; and How to address those barriers so you can get the healthcare you deserve! There is no fee for the workshop and lunch will be provided. For more information or to register for the workshop, call Ann Wheatley 894-4573 or email cooperinstitute@eastlink.ca

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Don't Frack PEI Community Training Program

Saturday, May 3 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Posted: Tuesday 15th April 2014 12:00

A light lunch will be provided. Limited to 10-12 people. Pre-registration is preferred. e-mail: cooperinstitute@eastlink.ca or phone 894-4573 before Thursday, May 1st. The training session is free-of-charge Contact: Marie Burge 894-4573

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Cooper Institute is an education and community development centre in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The main program areas of our organization are livable income for all, food sovereignty and cultural diversity and inclusion. Within these programs, we conduct research and popular education projects on provincial, national, and international level.

 




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