“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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Gillian describes nurses injecting that intentionality into SIBR rounds

Injecting that intentionality into it

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Staff describe how working in an ACU as the highlight of my career

Highlight of my career

“Highlight of my career” ACU staff briefly describe their experiences of working on an Accountable Care Unit. How many of your colleagues would share the same sentiments? Location: Saskatchewan, Canada ACU started: 2014
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Gillian a Unit Nurse Manager describes the role grad nurses have to play on Accoutnable Care Units

Part to play

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