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Cultural literacy – Kenora Daily Miner and News

Lake of the Woods District Hospital aims to improve services to Indigenous patients

October 10, 2018

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is looking to do their part in reconciliation efforts.

At the regular board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4 president and CEO of the hospital Ray Racette brought up the importance of Indigenous competency training for health care providers.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission identified seven calls to action in their report released in 2015.

“One of them in particular is we really needed to take a whole different approach when we’re working with First Nations people,” Racette said. “Because they have a belief system and for them gives them balance and keeps them healthy.”

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