Communicating with Your Care Team

Your care team

Many people will take care of you during your hospital stay: doctors, nurses, attendants and other health care professionals such as physiotherapists, dieticians, occupational therapists, social workers, etc. These people form your health care team.

  • If you have any questions about your care and treatment, discuss your situation with your nursing staff or attending physician. If they are not available, ask to speak to your charge nurse or clinical manager.

The white board – a communication tool

Your room is equipped with a whiteboard to ease the communication between you, your family and the members of your care team.

  • Information about your care plan, daily activities and instructions for staff will be noted on the board.
  • You nurse will write her name and an update will be done in the morning by a team member.
  • You may also use the board to write your questions.