Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Open to Conference Attendees Only
Bottom Up Healthcare Planning for Indigenous Projects: Make Things Better
Principal Architect, RBM Architecture
Executive Director, Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society
Cultural Support, Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society
Better Healthcare and Healing is an essential need for First Nations Communities. Generations of trauma and a structurally racist system have reeked havoc on the physical, mental and spiritual health of Indigenous Peoples. But now we are at a Crossroads. Indigenous Communities are taking charge of their own Healthcare and Healing. And Bottom Up LEAN planning can help everyone make things better. Our process is research based, data driven, and works "with not for" Indigenous Communities to empower them to use a building project as a catalyst for change. Together we take listen to the Truth and take an unvarnished look at the challenges faced for Health and Healing. We then empower the staff and community to lead the change and design a new path for health and healing that best serves the real needs and addresses the real challenges. This leads to projects that are transformative for the way health and healing are delivered, and buildings that embody a path to Make Things Better.