Support for your health care journey

A patient advocate is a good idea for individuals to choose a trusted friend or relative as a patient advocate. Your patient advocate will support you through your journey and help act on your behalf. Your advocate can become an important part of your health care team. Working together, the team has your best interests in mind. Access tips on finding a patient advocate has been provided to assist you in your decision-making.

My Patient Advocate Agreement is a document that will provide clarity as to how your advocate can provide support to you. The agreement will help you cover all the issues and ask the right questions. This will free you from the worry of missing something important. Health care providers will be confident that discussions will be thorough and completely understood.

Southern Health–Santé Sud has endorsed the utilization of the Manitoba Institute for Patient SafetyMy Patient Advocate Agreement”.