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Become a Patient and Family Advisor at St. John's Rehab

1. What is a Patient and Family Advisor?

A Patient and Family Advisor is a patient, family member, or caregiver of a patient who has received care at St. John’s Rehab within the past 2 years.

2. What does an Advisor do?

Patient and Family Advisors offer important viewpoints on services we provide to patients. They volunteer their time as part of the St. John’s Rehab Patient and Family Advisory Council and work with our health care teams to further improve the patient and family experience.

3. What does a Patient and Family Advisor not do?

An advisor does not take on the cause of a specific patient or family member. Instead the focus is on providing advice to help further improve how services and care are delivered at St. John’s Rehab.

4. What are the qualities of a Patient and Family Advisor?

This patient, family member, or caregiver of a patient at St. John’s Rehab:

  • is a good listener
  • likes to work with others
  • is open-minded and respects other people’s opinions and views

5. How much time does the role involve?

The St. John’s Rehab Patient and Family Advisory Council meets 4 to 6 times a year. Meetings are held at St. John’s Rehab and are 1 to 2 hours long.


How to apply:

If you are interested in the role of Patient and Family Advisor, please apply below.  After your application is received, a Council member will contact you to discuss further.

» Apply online

» Or: download a printable application form

Download an application form below. Complete the form, and email the file or a scanned copy to SJRPFAC@sunnybrook.ca.