RentSafe collaborated with doctors from the College of Family Physicians of Canada and others to help create a training podcast on mould and health, and related guides for tenants and physicians.
Guide for Tenants/Patients Living with Mould
This user-friendly guide offers practical tips for tenants/patients experiencing health concerns related to mould in their home. It describes how to identify mould-related symptoms, suggests ways that a doctor can help get the mould problem fixed, and lists myth-busting facts about mould and mould clean-up.
Guide for Physicians and Sample Letter: Supporting patients with health effects related to mould
Are you a physician with patients whose health is affected by mould? This guide provides a sample physician’s letter intended to help patients/tenants get mould in their rental units remediated, plus tips for connecting patients with local support services.
Podcast – Mould in Rental Housing: Health Effects and Intersectoral Approaches
In this training podcast, an affected community member details her experience with mould in a rental unit and other presenters discuss, from public health and legal perspectives, how a family physician may facilitate help for an affected patient. Intended for Physicians, the podcast will be of interest to health and social providers, tenants and landlords.