Wetaskiwin hospital opens Indigenous Healing Room- CFWE

October 5th, 2022

“When you come into an institution that takes you away from your home, you need to find a way to get that connection to allow you to feel comfortable —and a space like this creates that comfort of home, It’s like when people can smell the sweetgrass, a pot of coffee, freshly-baked bread.”

A dedicated room at Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre now provides a quiet atmosphere where Indigenous patients, families and Elders can gather to heal in a culturally appropriate space.

Read More: https://www.cfweradio.ca/news/alberta-news/wetaskiwin-hospital-opens-indigenous-healing-room/

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