You are the only YOU on this planet—from your thoughts and feelings, to the way you experience the world in your body.

With our broad range of Accessibility options, we are committed to connecting you to tailor-made care that suits your current physical, financial, social, and emotional needs.

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Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are personal technologies that can help you communicate in one-to-one conversations. They are hand-held amplifiers with microphones that bring the sound you wish to hear closer to your ears. These small devices capture the sound you want to hear and may filter some background noise to help you hear your practitioner more clearly. 

Practitioner’s location is easy-access to public transit

Light sensitivity is a painful concern for many Canadians. To accommodate photosensitivity and photophobia, many complementary and alternative healthcare providers provide dim and soft lighting throughout your consultation and treatments. 

Offices providing washrooms that can be used by a person of any gender or gender identity.

  • Ideally, scent-free spaces avoid:
  • scented shampoo & conditioner
  • hair mousse or gel containing alcohol or fragrances
  • all hairspray (even “unscented” hairspray contains allergenic chemicals and masking agents)
  • scented deodorant or anti-antiperspirant (spray-on, roll-on or stick)
  • aftershave
  • body spray (e.g., “Axe” spray; shower-mist, etc.)
  • perfume or cologne (even natural ones)
  • essential oils
  • scented moisturisers
  • scented lip gloss and other scented cosmetics
  • scented laundry detergents, fabric softener or dryer sheets
  • being around tobacco or other smoke
  • being around scented candles or incense

A sign language interpreter is someone who helps hearing impaired or deaf individuals understand a spoken language by converting it into sign language.

Many Healthcare Practitioners are using technology to enable monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings, such as in the home or in a remote area, which may increase access to care and decrease healthcare delivery costs. 

Wheelchair accessible spaces must: 

  • admit wheelchairs through all necessary doors and hallways,
  • have wheelchair accessible furniture,
  • have wheelchair accessible bathrooms.

Practitioners who are informed and compassionate about addressing the challenges faced by persons living with disabilities in Indigenous communities. Includes standards of design of space, employment, plain language, and accessible means of egress.

Practitioners who are informed about and focus on the gendered dimensions of men’s health practices and illness management as determinants of health. They address men’s health inequities to help them overcome the challenges that characterize many men’s health outcomes. 

Practitioners who understand and are sensitive to the differences between biological sex, gender, gender presentation, and sexual orientation and that they exist within a spectrum .

Practitioners who provide inclusive care, respecting pronouns as part of the process of creating a supportive and accepting environment.

Takeaway – include he/his, she/hers, and they/them pronouns

Practitioners with SAFE Space training have taken a specific educational program that provides straight, cisgender allies with the basic knowledge and skills needed to support LGBT+ people. 

Practitioners who are sensitive to and understand the Healthcare needs of transgender and gender variant people. 

Transgender is an umbrella term for individuals who experience their gender differently from their ‘assigned birth gender.’ These individuals experience a persistent discomfort with gender identity. Unfortunately, these individuals have also typically experienced a lack of access to adequate healthcare due to lack of providers who are sufficiently knowledgeable on the topic. Other barriers include: financial barriers, discrimination, lack of cultural competence by providers, health systems barriers, and socioeconomic barriers.

Practitioners who offer trauma-informed care shift the focus from “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?” 

A trauma-informed approach to care acknowledges that healthcare needs to include a complete picture of a patient’s life situation—past and present—in order to provide effective health care services with a healing orientation. 

Practitioners who focus on the wide range of health issues specific to women, including: hormone therapy, fertility, reproductive health, breast health, sexual health, menopause, birth control, sexually transmitted infections (STIs),  gynecology, osteoporosis, heart health, etc. 

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Healthcare Practitioners who offer direct billing to various Insurance providers.

In the search section, enter the name of your Insurance provider and find Healthcare Practitioners who offer that direct billing service.

Practitioners who offer First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) benefits.

The Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program provides registered First Nations and recognized Inuit with coverage for a range of medically necessary health benefits including prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) medications, dental and vision care, medical supplies and equipment, mental health counselling, and transportation to access medically required health services that are not available on reserve or in the community of residence. 

Providers who are covered by Canada’s Provincial health insurance.

In Canada, public health insurance is available to eligible residents. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply for provincial health insurance. In B.C., public health insurance is called the Medical Services Plan (MSP). It covers the cost of medically-necessary insured doctor services.

Practitioners who offer their services at different rates, depending on an individual’s level of income.

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