Programs/Services

Nurse Practitioners provide comprehensive, accessible, and coordinated family health care services through Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics to populations who have difficulty accessing a primary care provider (i.e. unattached patients).

Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinics deliver:

  • Comprehensive primary care to patients in the community ensuring continuity of care;
  • Holistic care that addresses all needs of each patient;
  • Enhanced health promotion;
  • Chronic Disease and illness management and prevention;
  • Health education and training; 
  • Care coordination and navigation of the health care system;
  • Full time Social Worker available through the Clinic; and
  • Integrated care within the community through established partnerships.

Registered Nurses provide additional:

  • Community lab services to the general public who have a physician requisition; and 
  • Education and workshops.

Social Workers also provide services to the general public either through physician or self-referrals:

  • Counselling services;
  • Community referrals;
  • Assistance in filling out government forms; and 
  • Advocate on behalf of their clients. 

CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

This is a six week program to help people living with chronic disease such as diabetes, COPD, coronary artery disease, CHF,  hypertension, chronic pain, etc. to learn to better self manage their diseases.

The program can help :

  • Manage fatigue or tiredness
  • Teach how to eat healthier meals
  • Deal with frustration, depression, pain or isolation
  • Start to become more active and / or maintain an exercise program
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Communication with family / friends / health care providers
  • Get more out of life!

The Workshop features:

  • Free of charge
  • Facilitated by the Social Worker and Registered Nurse who have received specific training with chronic conditions
  • Offers a variety of skills so people can choose the ones they want to use
  • Help for people with asthma, arthritis, cancer, COPD, congestive heart failure, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, Crohn's & Colitis, diabetes, depression, emphysema, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, lupus, multiple sclerosis, obesity, neurological disorders, etc.

Space is limited so call soon to register.  If you are not sure if you qualify, please feel free to call us at 705-842-9898.

 

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