Am able to help individuals/groups/communities develop their capacity and access to resources, including health insurance, food, housing, quality care and health information. Helping health care and social service systems. Helping people understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well being
Helping to build understanding and social capital to support healthier behaviours and lifestyle choices. Delivering health information using culturally appropriate terms and concepts
Linking people to health care/social service resources. Providing informal counselling, support and follow-up. Advocating for local health needs.
Providing health services, such as monitoring blood pressure and providing first aid. Making home visits to chronically ill patients, pregnant women and nursing mothers, individuals at high risk of health problems and the elderly. finally, Translating and interpreting for clients and health care/social service providers