Accompaniment

The provision of accompaniment is inspired by approaches established for over twenty years within the FNQLHSSC.

It aims to promote the acquisition and development of professional skills and the empowerment to take action. The purpose of accompaniment is to support First Nations in their quest for governance.


Access to health care and services
Support is available in solving problems of access to health care and services.
Accompaniment in case of conflict, crisis or intervention with aggressive clients
Support is provided to interveners in relational difficulties they may occasionally encounter.
Accompaniment in developing and monitoring Individualized Profiles (IP) and Individualized Action Plans (IAP) for recipients of income assistance
Customized support is provided for the development and monitoring of action plans of the recipients of income assistance.
Accompaniment of First Nations and Inuit medical students
This accompaniment service is provided to First Nations and Inuit medical students.
Accompaniment to control tobacco
Accompaniment is provided to develop and implement tobacco control projects.
Bipartite agreements (between a CISSS and a community or group of communities)
Support is provided for the renewal or establishment of bipartite agreements.
Collaboration between first-line and youth protection services
Support is provided for better collaboration between first-line and youth protection services.
Continuing care
Accompaniment is provided for the application of the home and community care and assisted living programs.
Coordination of the Governmental Action Plan to Counter Elder Abuse among the First Nations
This accompaniment serves to raise awareness of elder abuse in order to prevent, detect and counter it.
Customized nutrition support
Support is available to adapt nutrition to the needs of the community.
Customized nutrition training
Nutrition training is offered to the communities and adapted to their needs
Customized sexual health training
Sexual health training is offered to the communities and adapted to their needs.
Customized support for the application of the regulation on income security for First Nations of Quebec
This accompaniment is aimed at improving the delivery of income security services and providing an accessible interpretation of the Framework Policy.
Family-type resources (FTR), Aboriginal foster families (regular and kinship care) and kinship care (not evaluated or meeting criteria)
Support is provided for follow-up with FTRs, Aboriginal foster families and kinship care.
Favourable environments for healthy lifestyles
Accompaniment is provided for the development of projects aimed at creating favourable environments for healthy lifestyles.
I-CLSC piloting: post-implementation remote support
This support is provided to community pilots using the I-CLSC system.
Implementation of the I-CLSC System
The FNQLHSSC participates in the implementation of an information system to collect data about the interventions offered by first-line services.
Meeting facilitation
Assistance is given to First Nations communities and organizations to develop optimal meeting facilitation strategies.
Organization of preclinical internships in First Nations communities and Inuit villages
Preclinical internships in medicine are organized in First Nations communities and Inuit villages.
Perinatality and early childhood customized support
Support is provided based on the needs expressed.
Public health – health planning
Support is provided to communities in their overall approach to health planning.
Support communities in developing action plans to address social crisis issues
Upon their request, accompaniment is offered to communities within the context of crisis management.
Support for agents of the National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) and for the interveners working in First Nations of Quebec and Labrador addiction treatment centres
Support is provided to improve prevention and intervention.
Support for developing solutions adapted to the local reality (local measures)
This accompaniment is designed to improve the management of the income security program, taking into account local conditions.
Support for implementing agreements and protocols
The FNQLHSSC assists communities in negotiating and implementing agreements and protocols concerning child and family services.
Support for promotion of healthy lifestyles, sports and physical activity
Support is provided to promote healthy living, sports and physical activity.
Support for the development of a community project in early childhood
Support is provided for the development of a project based on an approach of mobilizing community partners.
Support in establishing and monitoring current social services (first-line)
Regular or occasional support is offered to First Nations Child and Family Services (FNCFS) first-line teams or partners (governments and FNQLHSSC).
Support provided for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Support is provided to interveners who work with clients suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome or predisposed to be.
Support to communities for the development of action plans to address social crisis issues
Upon their request, accompaniment is provided to communities within the context of crisis management.
Telehealth: Support for development and implementation
This support for people involved in implementing a telehealth solution provides them with information or accompaniment during the process.
Teleophthalmology – Diabetic retinopathy: Remote post-implementation clinical and technical support
Clinical and technical support is offered to nurses and trained teleophthalmology imagers for diabetic retinopathy screening.