Central East LHIN Self-Management Program Advisory Council - updated February 13, 2014
Seeking “Expression of Interest” for New Members
The Central East LHIN Self-Management Program is seeking new members for its Advisory Council, to fill vacancies on the Council.
Self-Management is “the active participation of individuals in achieving their own best health and wellness” (Ontario Diabetes Strategy, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 2010). The Central East LHIN Self-Management Program coordinates self-management workshops for individuals with chronic conditions in communities across Central East LHIN; and offers training for health care professionals to empower them to be more confident in supporting self-management in their clients and patients.
The Central East LHIN Self-Management Program Advisory Council provides guidance to the work of the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program as a program within Central East Community Care Access Centre. Meetings are held four times per year. Members are appointed for two-year membership terms.
The Self-Management Advisory Council, with the assistance of Central East LHIN Self-Management Program staff, is responsible for:
- Providing strategic guidance in the implementation of the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program activities
- Recommending partnerships with stakeholders, project work, and integration opportunities to optimize self-management activities within Central East LHIN.
- Providing input and review of selected communications
- Reviewing program outcomes, case studies, and best practices, and assisting in problem solving and planning recommendations for the Central East LHIN Self-Management Program
Applications are requested on or before February 24, 2014.
To apply, please complete the Expression of Interest form and submit it Trish Topping, CE LHIN Self-Management Program at Central East CCAC, via the contact information included in the form.