Dr. Jim Frankish
Dr. Jim Frankish and the Vancouver “At Home/Chez Soi” team have won the 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award.
This prestigious award is given to an individual or group who have made a significant contribution to the development of health policy, health leadership or healthcare governance in BC. At Home provides housing, and health and social supports to persons with significant mental illness and addiction.
Dr. Jim Frankish (UBC School of Population and Public Health) and Greg Richmond (Raincity Housing) are named on the award, as nominated by Catherine Hume from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and Dr. Kerry Jang from the City of Vancouver. Greg and Jim wish to highlight that this award is an honour for, first, the project’s participants, and the service providers, policy makers, funders, health professionals, students, and researchers who comprise the At Home Team.