Module 4 – Chapter 1 – Page – 30-PE-EN

Strategies to Improve Retention of Bilingual Staff

    • Build a supportive work environment where it is easy to work in both languages;
    • Develop policies on French language services;
    • Encourage employees to speak French in the workplace and ensure that bilingual staff is not isolated;
    • Develop models of work organization which facilitate pairing of Francophone professionals and patients.

Source: Health Human Resources Strategy, Société Santé en français and Réseau franco-santé du Sud de l’Ontario