|Record #: CHK0648||Last Modified: 17 Jan 2020||Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2019|
|Primary Contact||Laura MacDougald, Health Promoter; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Beth Kominek, Health Promoter; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Offers a number of programs to enable patients to learn how to manage the symptoms associated with chronic illness.
Available to community members who are in their senior years, are at a risk for falls, and/or living with a chronic health condition. The Age Well team consists of a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist and a Physiotherapist. In partnership with the client, the team provides practical tools, knowledge, and skills clients need for safe and independent mobility in their homes and community and to optimize their management of chronic health conditions. Some of the programs and services included are home safety assessments, exercise programs, support groups and a grab bar program. For information, call 519-397-5455 ext 2.
Led by a Respiratory Educator and Physiotherapist to help those living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) build self-management skills and exercise tolerance. Participants learn about medication management, action planning, breathing techniques and more. This program is in partnership with the Thamesview Family Health Team and the Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre. For information, call 519-397-5455 ext 2.
CARDIAC REHAB AND SECONDARY PREVENTION
Outpatient program for men and women with known cardiac disease such as a previous heart attack or heart surgery. Participants are offered a 6-month supervised exercise program with general risk factor education and counselling as needed in nutrition, stress management, medications and general information on heart attack and stroke. For information, call 519-397-5455 ext 102.
COPD SUPPORT GROUP
Drop-in program providing support to those living with COPD. Program is in partnership with ProResp, VitalAire, the Lung Association, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and the Thamesview Family Health Team. For information, call 519-397-5455 ext 131.
MASTER YOUR HEALTH
6-week workshop focuses on enabling clients to self-manage their chronic diseases. With an emphasis on goal setting, action plan development, and problem solving, group members will work together and support each other in a journey towards empowerment over their own health. Each program session includes education on different aspects of chronic disease conditions. This program is offered in both English and French. For information, call 519-397-5455 ext 117.
|Hours||Call for information|
|Areas Served||Chatham-Kent ; Merlin ; Pain Court ; Ridgetown|
|Eligibility||Individuals with chronic illnesses|
|Application||Registration required. Call for information.|
|Fees||None - Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).|
|Primary Executive||Sherri Saunders, Executive Director; Email: email@example.com|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care|
|Located In Community||Chatham|
|Address & Map||
150 Richmond St
Chatham, ON N7M 1N9
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|Intersection||Richmond St and Lacroix St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|