Table 1

PCCAR Basket of Services

Advocacy for the patient in the system
Appropriate interventions for episodic illness and injuries
Diagnosis and initial/ongoing treatment of chronic disease
Primary mental healthcare including psychosocial counseling
Primary reproductive care
Care of the majority of illness (in conjunction with consultation, if required)
Supportive care in hospital, home or community care facilities
Health assessment
Clinical evidence-based illness prevention and health promotion
Education and support for self-care
Support for the terminally ill
Arrangements for response to urgent problems 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Service coordination and referral
Coordination and access to rehabilitation
  • From the Provincial Coordinating Committee on Community and Academic Health Science Center Relations (PCCAR).6