Santé en français publications

The ability to think, act and dream: for French-language health care in Manitoba - Position paper - Santé en français

At his annual general meeting on November 5th, 2015 Santé en français has recently submitted his position paper The ability to think, act and dream: for French-language health care in Manitoba that outlines the challenges and potential solutions for the future in the health and social services fields.

Le recrutement et la rétention des professionnels de la santé et des services sociaux bilingues en situation minoritaire

Les enjeux associés à une pénurie de main d’oeuvre bilingue sont complexes en milieu linguistique minoritaire. Afin de mieux les comprendre et de constater l’importance du recrutement et de la rétention de professionnels bilingues dans le domaine de la santé et des services sociaux, une description de la santé des francophones, de leur accès aux soins dans leur langue et des barrières à cet accès est nécessaire.

Santé en français Manitoba’s provincial vision for 2020 to organize French language health and social services

Santé en français is committed to putting forward a provincial vision for the organization of French-language health and social services. This initiative involves providing French-speaking Manitobans with access to an integrated network of primary care and social services.

New publication of Santé en français: The Business Case Titled Linguistic Competence and Quality of Services – Compétences linguistiques et qualité de services

The Conseil communauté en santé du Manitoba (CCS) is proud to announce that one of the recommendations of the Exploratory Study on Linguistic Competence as a Hiring Criterion has been achieved : “to develop a strong case to clearly demonstrate and explain the needs relating to the designation and staffing of bilingual positions.”

This business case, titled Linguistic Competence and Quality of Services – Compétences linguistiques et qualité de services, is published in a bilingual document. The document will be used to heighten awareness of providers as to the links that exist between  linguistic and cultural competence and quality of services, links that have been demonstrated.

Improving St. Boniface and St. Vital Seniors’ Access to French-Language Health Services - Bilingual version (2013)

Conseil communauté en santé du Manitoba has led the “Improving St. Boniface and St. Vital Seniors’ Access to French-language Services” project. Five research reports and a summary were produced.

This summary deals with the results of the research, which focused on the following five objectives:

  1. Overview of St. Boniface and St. Vital seniors’ health, access to services, and health needs;
  2. Description of individual experiences with French-language health care for seniors living in the community;
  3. Inventory of French-language health services available in St. Boniface and St. Vital and identification of gaps in services;
  4. Identification of bilingual human resources and current human resource practices in Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) facilities;
  5. Summary of best practices in providing health services for seniors.

Linguistic Competence and Quality of Services, business case (2013)

This business case, titled Linguistic Competence and Quality of Services – Compétences linguistiques et qualité de services, is published in a bilingual document. The purpose of the report is to provide those interested or involved in developing French-language health care services in minority communities, with tools and rationale needed to demonstrate the importance of these services and their impact on the health of Francophone minority communities, particularly in Manitoba