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FLS Capacity Building Day 2017: A unique training opportunity in Kingston


On October 20, Kingston will hold its first ever French-Language Health Services (FLS) Capacity Building Day. With over 10 workshops tailored to healthcare professionals, frontline workers, managers and executives, this bilingual event is a unique opportunity to build your organization’s FLS capacity and to enhance patient-centered care!
Hosted by the French Language Health Services Network of Eastern Ontario (the Réseau), this training day will focus on current issues pertaining to French-language services, such as: language barriers, patient perspective, equity and quality of care, patient engagement, fostering a bilingual organizational culture, HR and recruitment tools, as well as designation tools and strategies.
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Date: October 20, 2017, from 8:30 am to 4 p.m.
Location:  Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre (1550 Princess Street, Kingston)
Who should attend: Healthcare Professionals, Senior Management, Service Managers, Local System Planners, Policy Makers, Governance, HR and FLS Leads, Frontline Workers, Volunteers Coordinators. Professionals working across the continuum of care are welcome!
Registration: Please register on Eventbrite. There is no registration fee! However, please note that the number of participants is limited. Registration will close on October 17, 2017, at 4 p.m.
Please visit the official website for event details

Kingston's Franco-Foire is back!


On October 21, meet Kingston’s Francophone community in a fun and festive setting. Discover local organizations that offer French-language services. Health and wellness activities for all ages: family yoga, Zumba, mental health and stress management workshops. A free event held 100% in French. Join us at Kingston's Providence Care Hospital (752 King Street West), from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Welcome all!

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The Franco-Foire 2017 is presented by ACFOMI, in collaboration with the Réseau.