Introduction:

Hospital at Home (HaH) is a program Island Health will be testing. Through this program, patients who would normally be in hospital will be provided care remotely and in-person in the patient’s own home. Healthcare professionals will be able to provide medications, monitor vital signs, conduct medical imaging and deliver nursing care through a mix of in-person and virtual approaches. This program would allow patients who need care to receive it at home with the support of their caregivers, thereby, minimizing their exposure to viruses such as COVID-19 and others. This program aims to reduce the risk of hospital-driven infections in patients receiving care.

Listening and learning from patients, family care givers, and healthcare professionals is an important part of ensuring this program meets everyone’s needs. We want to hear from you about what you think will be important for us to consider as we launch this testing phase of the program.

We strongly encourage you to watch this short video with more information on the Hospital at Home program before answering the survey questions https://vimeo.com/459555063.


Survey length:
The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

Anonymity and Information Sharing
Your participation in this survey is completely voluntary. If you decide to take part, you can stop the survey at any time. No personal information will be collected. Your answers will be kept anonymous and confidential. The responses you provide will be combined with the responses of other survey participants and individual responses will not be identified.


Please do not include personal identifiable information in the comments, such as your name, email address, phone number, address, etc.


Your survey response is collected through Island Health’s REDCap platform and will be analysed by Delaney + Associates on behalf of Island Health. The data is being collected for the purpose of gathering feedback on the Hospital at Home testing phase, and will not be used for any other purpose. Your responses will remain anonymous. This collection is authorized under section 26(e) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (BC). If you have any questions about this collection, you can contact the Island Health team at HaHEvaluation@viha.ca.


Thank you for completing this survey. What we learn from your feedback will inform how this program will be implemented across BC and Canada.

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