We have gathered this collection of resources in consultation with patients and family members. They offer a variety of ways you can play an active role engaging effectively with health providers and organizations – including understanding the power of patient engagement, learning how to become an advisor, and ways to effectively share your story.
For more information about these resources or other patient engagement best practices, please email Engagement@HQOntario.ca.
Learn and Get Inspired About Patient Engagement
These resources will help you understand the fundamentals of patient engagement and what it means to be a patient advisor.
Get Started as a Patient or Family Advisor
Learn about the ways you can engage with the health system as an advisor and some examples of rewarding engagement work.
Evaluate and Measure Patient Engagement Activities
Get tips on how to measure the effectiveness of patient, caregiver and public engagement, and ways to improve your own engagement activities.
Tools and Resources for Specific Types of Engagement Activities
Use these resources to fit your specific engagement needs, and to help with any engagement work you are part of.
Health literacy is an important aspect of patient engagement. Supporting health literacy can help improve personal care and health decisions between patients and providers.