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Engage with Impact Toolkit

Evaluating the impact of patient, family and caregiver engagement in health systems

The Engage with Impact Toolkit was designed to help organizations evaluate the impact of their patient, family and caregiver engagement programs and activities. On this site you will learn more about what the Engage with Impact Toolkit is and how it can be used. 

The Toolkit has been developed for a wide range of users. This includes Ontario Health Teams, health and health care service organizations, and government agencies. As key partners in patient engagement, we also expect patient, family and caregiver partners, and their organizations and networks, to be key users of this resource.

We plan to update and tailor the Toolkit as we gather additional feedback, so we encourage you to check this website frequently. We also welcome your feedback on the Engage with Impact Toolkit and how it is being used. Please feel free to contact us.

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Toolkit Modules

The Engage with Impact Toolkit has been developed as a series of 5 modules. Each module includes background information, tasks to complete, resources and other supports. 

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Planning 

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Tailoring

3.

Selecting

4.

Collecting

5.

Refining

Who developed this tool? 

The Engage with Impact Toolkit was developed by a Working Group of patient, family and caregiver partners, health system researchers, engagement leads and government personnel. The Working Group was supported by the Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative at McMaster University, led by Dr. Julia Abelson.

Click here to learn more about the Toolkit and our team. 

Stay connected with the Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative for the latest news and resources.

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Welcome from the
Working Group 

The Engage with Impact Toolkit is dedicated to working group members Anya Humphrey and Randy Filinski, who were both strong advocates for the importance of patient, family and caregiver engagement and of this work. 

This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. It may be used for educational purposes and for use in public sector organizations. It may not be used for commercial purposes or product marketing.

 

Translations of the Engage with Impact Toolkit may be undertaken in consultation with the leadership of the Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative. 

You must provide attribution to the creator when the Engage with Impact Toolkit is used and shared. All attributions must be the following statement: “The Engage with Impact Toolkit has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License. © 2021, Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative. McMaster University. All rights reserved.”

The Engage with Impact Toolkit is a generic tool designed primarily to help organizations assess the impact of their engagement activities. The authors do not take responsibility for the improper use of the Engage with Impact Toolkit.

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