Patient Engagement

Patient and Family Advisory Council

The Patient and Family Advisory Council serves in an advisory capacity providing feedback and input related to the experience of patients and their families at Deep River and District Hospital.

The Principal functions of the council include:

  • Identification of ideas to improve the patient care experience through sharing of and reflection on personal experiences with the health services at Deep River and District Hospital
  • Reviewing opportunities for improvement and maintain open communication to enable the opportunity to provide recommendations and insights based on the patient, family and caregiver experience.
  • Advising on strategies to enhance the partnership with patients, family members and /or caregivers of patients.
  • Assist in reviewing and evaluating methods to define success related to patient care including providing input to the annual Quality Improvement Plan.