In response to health clinics across the island in need of cultural awareness, understanding the IFHP billing/service procedures, and providing service oriented perspectives for staff, this resource was created to enable the medical sector to understand and serve newcomer clients well.
Due to the impending need of dental care supports, this template was an initiative created from Regional Liaison of Cowichan Bay. The template invites local dentists to help and serve Syrian refugee families. It can be catered to any geographical place where there is a need for dental services.
Modeled after the dental care template (above), this form addresses the details of caring for Syrian refugee families and makes a call out for other General Practitioners to serve newcomers.
Half-way through the RRT process, the team conducted a survey by which questions were asked of other participating members, reflecting on the RRT process, meetings and initiatives. This is a summary of that survey and the responses allocated.
The Provincial Government of BC created a contract for the Refugee Response Team to be conducted from March 2016 to March 2017. The RRT created a final summary of achievements within each regional community, a summary of data related to Syrian refugee settlement on Vancouver Island, challenges faced by certain sectors and recommendations going forward beyond the end of March.