Through the Indigenous Empowerment for Healthy Lifestyles programs, the Community Health Representatives (CHR) are responsible for providing community health care services that support patients living with chronic disease(s) and connecting patients to the right initiatives and resources. They are the liaison between patients in the community, our NACA providers, and Health Promotion staff and programs.
They deliver quality health promotion and disease prevention in the community. The concept of the CHR program is to connect on a personal level with the patients and their families.
In other words, they promote a healthy lifestyle to patients and work with the health promotion staff and clinicians (medical providers and behavior health staff) to ensure a continuum of care.