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Map RecordBayshore HealthCare, Barrie - 80 Bradford St, Bayshore Homecare Solutions

Map RecordBayshore HealthCare, Barrie - 80 Bradford St, Bayshore Homecare Solutions 705-722-8993 24hr answering service Provides nursing care and personal support care * staff are certified to provide care to clients with Acquired Brain Injury and to clients with Dementia * PSW level or Nursing level geriatric training 
 
Nursing Care Services include: 
* palliative care 
* pediatric care 
* wound care 
* mental health care 
* post-operative care 
* medication management  
* health teaching 
* wound and stoma therapy advice 
* Nurse Continence Advisor services  
* physical, mental health and mobility assessments 
* medication and nutrition review, screenings 
 
 
Personal Support Care services include: 
* light housekeeping 
* meal preparation 
* personal care 
* friendly visiting 
* companionship and accompaniment to appointments 
* respite care  
 
FALLS PREVENTION: 
* Fall prevention assessments in the client's home 
* Member of Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Grey County - Eastern part of Grey County ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Simcoe County Area Office, Hearing Care Counselling Program

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Simcoe County Area Office, Hearing Care Counselling Program   Provides communication and hearing health support services which enables people with a hearing loss to carry out daily living activities independently, safely, and with reduced communication difficulties * specific services include: 
 
Home Visits to provide information or counselling on understanding hearing loss and managing difficult listening situations * use, care and maintenance of hearing aids and other listening systems * selecting and using specialized communication equipment, e.g. telephones, alarm clocks, television accessories * referrals to other community services  
 
Accessibility Consulting Services provide a full menu of services to help businesses identify current communication barriers, meet accessibility needs, and comply with all aspects of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) * includes facility assessments, technology assessments, education and training workshops  
 
Education and training to consumers, family, caregivers and general public including family support and communication training, in-service training to home-support providers, presentations/community displays 
 
Falls Prevention - Dizziness and balance issues are often directly related to hearing health * additionally, since people rely on sound for orientation in the environment, a person may not be as quickly aware of a potentially hazardous situation when hearing is decreased * therefore, proper hearing health and hearing loss management are important components of falls prevention 
 
Member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Simcoe County

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave, Falls Prevention

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave, Falls Prevention 705-329-3649 Falls Prevention: CFHT provides many services that can assist in preventing falls including:  
* proper management of medical conditions (such as diabetes and proper foot care)  
* fall risk assessments  
* counselling on medications and proper nutrition  
* Physiotherapy to increase or maintain physical mobility and strength
Orillia and area

Fall Prevention Collaborative of Simcoe Muskoka, Fall Prevention Collaborative

 Fall Prevention Collaborative of Simcoe Muskoka, Fall Prevention Collaborative 705-721-7520 x7808 Events and programs include * annual educational event for health care providers * electronic inventory of fall prevention programs, services and resources for older adults and health care providers at www.fallspreventioninfo.ca * Cyber Seniors Program, students mentoring seniors to use technology to increase family and social connectedness * also works to achieve equity in health through a variety of advocacy, interagency liaison and education initiatives. Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordOrillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, North Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Regional Falls Program

Map RecordOrillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Orillia - Colborne St, North Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Regional Falls Program 705-330-3200 The program is a community based falls prevention program which is working towards a standardized regional approach to falls screening and assessment within the North Simcoe Muskoka area. 
 
The program works within local hospital emergency departments, providing community screening clinics and specialized assessment clinics with the goal of keeping seniors safe by reducing the risk of falls and falls related injuries.  
 
Clients include those who have had a fall or have a fear of falling.  
Clients are provided the following: 
* falls risk assessment 
* community resource information and specific recommendations to clients and their family physicians as required 
* for clients who have been seen for a fall in an emergency department in the region, there is emergency department support nurses available who make contact with the client to provide falls risk evaluation and support, which may include a home assessment  
 
Also, offer Community Falls screening clinics within the region. At these clinics, clients are individually seen by a registered nurse and/or physiotherapist. Program also has a staff clinical pharmacist who provides medication consultation.  
 
For clients with more complicated medical history the program also runs a specialized assessment clinic where referrals to geriatricians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists are possible.
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada, Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter

Map RecordOsteoporosis Canada, Simcoe Muskoka - Mailing Address, Simcoe Muskoka Chapter Regional Integration Lead for Simcoe/Muskoka: 705-716-8976 Osteoporosis Canada educates, empowers and supplies individuals and communities in the risk reduction and treatment of Osteoporosis by raising awareness, promoting better bone health, educating health care professionals, and helping people prevent fractures and prevent falls. 
 
Programs and resources provided include: 
* toll fee information line (1-800-463-6842 English and 1-800-977-1778 French) 
* access to free information through website, including brochures, fact sheets, cookbooks and other resources  
* individual and group support via self-help groups and Osteoblast newsletter (available to all members) 
* education sessions on osteoporosis fractures and falls prevention 
* speakers to address your group  
* public awareness displays at wellness fairs, health promotion days and other events 
* information and educational opportunities for health care professionals 
* November is Osteoporosis month 
 
Osteoporosis Canada is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS).
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 2nd Floor, RVH Health Library

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 2nd Floor, RVH Health Library 705-728-9090 Ext 42631 Health Library at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre provides free access to current, reliable health information and resources * Library professionals and volunteers are available to assist clients find information they need * collection of books, journals, pamphlets and computers with internet access Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordSaint Elizabeth, Barrie - 85 Ferris Lane - Suite 104

Map RecordSaint Elizabeth, Barrie - 85 Ferris Lane - Suite 104 705-737-5055 Home health care services include: Nursing Care, Caregiver Relief, Mother and Baby Care, Paediatric Care, Elder Care, Mental Health Care, Palliative Care, ET Nurse, Continence Advisor, Post-Operative Care, Chronic Disease Management Education and Personal Support Services such as Companionship, Housekeeping, Dementia Care, Physiotherapy and Exercise Programs

Falls Prevention

Falls risk assessments * work with clients to further reduce the risk of a fall by providing:

* Nurses and PSW workers to manage and educate clients on individual medical risk factors such as Diabetes, advanced foot care and bladder and bowel incontinence

* Visiting nursing to monitor medications use

* Product advice and help with product use, including assessments for assistive devices

Muskoka District ; Simcoe County - except Adjala-Tosorontio, New Tecumseth, and Bradford West Gwillimbury * aligns with North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network

Map RecordWe Care Home Health Services

Map RecordWe Care Home Health Services 705-734-2235 Provide the following services:
* Health support services - nursing * private care at home, hospital or other settings
* Personal support services - homemaking, shopping, meal preparation and accompaniment to appointments for a variety of issues
* Specialized services - Alzheimer, palliative, brain injury and diabetic care
* Health and Wellness programs - Falls Prevention, Diabetes, Healthy Heart, Osteoporosis, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, * Summer Living (Sun Safety) and West Nile Virus
* Advanced foot care
* Respite care
* Friendly companionship
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

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