Home First: A pragmatic provincial clinical demonstration project in advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Study Lead

Dr. Clara Bohm

University of Manitoba


The goal of this program is to offer all patients with advanced CKD in the Manitoba Renal Program enhanced dialysis education and support from a patient navigator, as they begin their kidney failure treatment decision making. We want to offer everyone the opportunity to experience home dialysis.

Participant Commitment

Your contributions would include:

  • Sharing your experience with home dialysis
  • Helping guide the project
  • Reviewing educational material
  • The option to receive training and participate as a peer mentor


We are looking for new patient partners who:

  • Live in Manitoba
  • Have experience with home dialysis or have advanced CKD (stage 4 or 5) and are not on dialysis

We recognize the important contributions of our patient partners in our publications and with honoraria.

Type of Participation

Patient Partnership


Chronic Kidney Disease


Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis



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