Meeting at the Fence – Shelley's Story
Categories: Primary Care, Person centred, Implement, Mental health, Equity, Health Provider, Clinic,
The medical profession has an important role in promoting health equity and addressing patients’ social determinants of health. (Canadian Medical Association, 2013)
This story shares the important lessons a nurse learned from her clients as she transitioned to a rural community mental health setting. Shelley supported people from all socioeconomic backgrounds through the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Shelley’s story, we learn how we really are all in this together when it comes to creating healthy communities.