Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, the Health Sciences Centre’s patient consent form is being translated to Oji-Cree, Cree and Ojibway. Aboriginal patients who do not speak or understand English will now have a form in their language to clearly understand what treatment or tests they are being asked to consent to.
To educate and empower youth to recognize risks and make informed, safe choices
Reduce the incidence of risk related trauma in youth
Increase youth’s awareness of personal responsibility for their choices
Increase youth’s knowledge of the consequences of injury on quality of life for the individual and the community
Promote injury prevention initiatives