S.A.F.E. Toolkit
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Patient Engagement Resources About Home

The S.A.F.E. Toolkit has information, tips and resources that can help people learn to be more involved in their healthcare. It consists of key patient safety topics in summary and full version formats, a DVD series, as well as a Leader's Guide.

Introduction to S.A.F.E. Toolkit Summary

1. Know Your Patient Rights Summary  /  Full version

    Related Resources: Patient Rights and Responsibilities

2. Choose Your Patient Advocate Summary  /  Full version

Related Resources:

My Patient Advocate Agreement Fillable: > English    > French

My Patient Advocate Agreement promotional poster

> English    > French

3. Know Your Healthcare Plan Summary  /  Full version

4. Access Your Medical Records Summary  Full version

5. Talk with Your Doctor Summary  /  Full version

6. Work with Your Pharmacist Summary  /  Full version

7. Prepare for Your Stay in Hospital Summary  /  Full version

8. Prepare for Surgery Summary  /  Full version

9. Prevent Falls Summary

10. Know the Process when Harm Happens Summary  /  Full version

11. Know the Patient Safety Contacts Summary

12. Know the Steps in Stating Your Concerns Full version

13. Know Some Patient Safety Definitions Full version

S.A.F.E. Toolkit – Self-Advocacy for Everyone

Leader's Guide: A step-by-step guide for individuals or groups who wish to deliver the S.A.F.E. Toolkit topics to patients, families, general public or healthcare providers. It includes a checklist for planning and delivering 60 to 90 minute sessions. DOWNLOAD the entire guide.

Resource materials featured on this page

have been developed by the

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety.

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This is a series of animated videos based on topics in the S.A.F.E. Toolkit. These videos supplement the written material.

CONTACT US:

Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety

102-175 Carlton Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3H9

e: admin@mips.ca

t: 204.927.6477   f: 204.779.6477

Toll Free: 1.866.927.6477