Resources for Peer Mentors

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These resources apply to Peer Mentors who support Health Care Support Workers (HCSWs), and Peer Mentors want to learn more about the HCSW role.

Peer Mentors play an important part in supporting HCSWs during the site/facility orientation process and throughout the HCSW learning experience.

Peer mentors develop relationships with HCSWs by sharing their experiences, knowledge and connections, to support HCSWs in their non-clinical, day-to-day practice.

Training Health Care Support Workers

Mentoring and Supporting

News & Events

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Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

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Currents Winter 2021

Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

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B.C. Honours Excellence in Nursing

Several Island Health nurses have been honoured in this year's Nursing Awards of Excellence.

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