Cultivating Culturally Safe Care

Welcome to, a resource hub for health care practitioners with tools to support you in building approaches to care that contribute to cultural safety for all Indigenous patients in Kootenay Boundary.

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Practitioner Toolkit

Information practitioners can use to take action in building approaches to care that contribute to greater cultural humility for all care providers, with the goal of creating safety and improving care for Indigenous peoples in Kootenay Boundary.

Patient Resources

An inventory of resources available, filterable by nation, for practitioners to use in helping patients to find the health care supports they need for themselves, and/or their family.

Learning With Humility

A selection of resources to support further learning and self-reflection to understand personal and systemic biases and to develop and maintain respectful processes and relationships based on mutual trust.

This resource has been developed by the KB Cultural Safety Working Group, with the support of Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice, Kootenay Boundary Aboriginal Services Collaborative, & Circle of Indigenous Nations Society.