Twitter campaign on what inclusive care means to the CAPTC
Inclusive care creates a context in which people of all backgrounds and identities feel seen and supported with the medical services they need. All aspects of a person’s identity are affirmed including race, gender, sexuality, ability, language, culture, and immigration status.
Unfortunately, many people face a broad range of barriers when seeking care including stigma, ignorance, and othering both from healthcare systems and personnel. This is particularly true for communities of color, trans folks, the unhoused, and other underrepresented communities.
Inclusive care goes beyond the person-to-person level and includes the structures that we operate within. Creating a safe and welcoming environment for all is an essential step towards increasing health equity.
All CAPTC programs incorporate inclusive care as a key framework. The #InclusiveCare campaign on Twitter highlights some ways that our staff think about inclusive care, both as practitioners and as patients. Follow the links below to learn more about inclusive care through CAPTC trainings and resources.
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