| FAMILY HEALTH TEAM
Family Health Team Progams
If you are a Family Health Team rostered patient ( ie a patient of Dr. Thorogood, Dr. Bak, Dr. Bijlani or Dr. Nunn) you have access to all of the community programs and:
Diabetes Management Program
Our nurses and Dietician will help with the identification and effective management of your diabetes.
Pharmacy support for medication reconciliation
Our Pharmacist reviews medication list provided by yourself, hospitals and/or other pharmacies against your medical record to ensure the medication lists is up to date.
A program that supports patients and caregivers with strategies to support disease progression and care recommendations. This program provides a full geriatric assessment and, as needed, targeted cognitive assessments.
Assessment, screening and education by our Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioner focused on optimizing your general health for woman and men of age/risk for cancer screening.
Individual counselling for chronic disease management, obesity, chronic disease or seeking information about health and how to take control and improve your lifestyle. We offer group counselling and education on nutrition, health, Canada’s Food Guide, understanding food labels, meal planning, cooking, grocery shopping, and physical fitness.
Well-Baby and Childhood Immunizations
This program offers Well-baby visits by our Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioners to ensure your child’s optimal health and to ensure immunizations are provided from birth to 42 months.
Mental Health Counseling Program
Our Social Workers are highly trained and focused on helping you improve your physical, mental and emotional quality of life through the timely access to our mental health counselling services.
Mental Health Services
- Run by a Registered Nurse and Psychiatrist who specializes in geriatric psych, and addictions
- No referrals will be accepted for ADHD
- Referral from physician within the FHT
- Medication recommendations and associated side effects may be made to the family physician
- Recommendations may be made for social work (ie: CBT, DBT)