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Cultural Competence

Cultural Competence

Cultural competence is integral to providing quality, equitable and safe health care to all patients.  

The SickKids Cultural Competence website provides free and downloadable resource materials to support anyone interested in enhancing and sustaining cultural competence both at the professional and organizational level.

We hope you enjoy this website and find the resources useful in your journey to cultural competence. 

Photography is being used for illustrative purposes only and any person depicted on this site is a model.

Nurse and little girl

Quality of care and patient safety can be compromised when health-care providers do not respond to language and cultural preferences and differences