“Barrier between disciplines”

Alana, a physiotherapist, describes how Accountable Care Units (ACU® care model) and Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounds (SIBR® rounds) can help care teams to:

  • become familiar with each,
  • develop trust,
  • get rid of the barrier between disciplines.

When we achieve these improvements in our own teams, we are better able to care for our patients.

Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

ACU started: 2014

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