Métis and First Nations communities have expressed they would like resources to assist in the development of continuing care services that meet their unique needs.
This guidebook is intended to support Alberta First Nations and Métis communities to develop or expand continuing care services in their communities. It includes information about:
Development of the guide was undertaken with recognition of the guiding principles and values of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action, and specifically:
This guide was created by Alberta Health Services, in partnership and consultation with First Nations and Métis representatives and the Government of Alberta (Ministries of Health, Indigenous Relations, Seniors and Housing). Special thanks to the members of the following groups for sharing their wisdom and expertise: