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Map RecordAlgonquin Family Health Team, Huntsville - Howland Building

Map RecordAlgonquin Family Health Team, Huntsville - Howland Building 705-787-0846 Medical care team focused on family and community health * coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries or illness * team includes family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, mental health therapists, respiratory therapist and dietitian. 
 
Programs and Specialty Care Teams: 
 
Hope Huntsville Palliative Care: 
Provides quality end-of-life care to patients and families with an advanced progressive illness.  
 
Geriatric Care: 
* Provides a comprehensive assessment and assists seniors with complex health problems. 
* family and caregiver support related to senior's care including: depression * dementia, confusion * memory * falls * medication problems  
* has a geriatric outreach team to provide care in home 
 
Breath of Muskoka:  
Offers self-management programs for people and their families who live with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), as well as smoking cessation.  
 
Dietitian services:  
Offers assistance to patients with:  
• Weight management  
• Elevated cholesterol  
• Diabetes prevention  
• Irritable bowel disease and other digestive disorders  
• Childhood nutrition  
• Sport nutrition  
• Healthy eating on a budget  
 
Mental Health Therapy services: 
Counselling program offers short term counselling to adults, children, and youth for issues such as:  
• Anxiety  
• Depression  
• Grief  
• Couple issues  
• Stress  
 
Primary Care services:  
Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses offer chronic disease management and health promotion programs in the doctor’s offices of the Algonquin Family Health Team. 
 
Other AFHT programs and services offered at our satellite office at The Summit Center - Wellness Hub include: Healthy Heart Program * Active Healthy Aging * Nurse Practitioner *Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Phone: 705 789-5986 
 
The Muskoka Community Health Hub – Dorset: 
Provides primary and episodic care to local and seasonal residents. Not a walk-in clinic. Located at 1096 Main St, Dorset, ON P0A 1E0 Phone: 705 766-0866 for more information.
Dorset ; Huntsville ; and surrounding areas

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Muskoka

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Muskoka 705-645-5621 Supports for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers

Support Groups - Support groups for caregivers

- Support groups for persons with dmentia Company of Good Cheer: brings caregivers, people with dementia, friends and others for dinner, support and R&R

Other services include:
* support counselling * educational information, sharing and discussions about Alzheimer disease issues
* educational services for public and service providers
* presentations to community groups
* in-service training
* public and secondary school education program

Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District - south half

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Muskoka, First Link Program

Map RecordAlzheimer Society of Muskoka, First Link Program 705-645-5621 First Link - Provides a network for individuals affected by Alzheimers or a related dementia and their families and caregivers to a community of learning, services and support including: 
 
* one-on-one counselling  
* caregiver support groups  
* support groups for persons newly diagnosed 
* referral to community resource by phone, drop in, or home visit  
* First Link Learning Series  
 
Learning Series courses include: 
* First Steps for People with Dementia and Caregivers 
* Next Steps for Families and Friends 
* Care Essentials 
* Options for Care 
* Care in the Later Stages 
 
Each course builds upon the previous one to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, resources and support systems. Call for information and schedule of courses. 
 
Other services provided include: 
* presentations to clubs, service groups and churches 
* training to professional staff 
* a company of good cheer dinner program 
* weekly drop-in program 
* support groups 
* music i-pod program 
* lending library 
* resource centre
Muskoka District ; Parry Sound

Map RecordBarrie and Community Family Health Team, Barrie Primary Care Campus

Map RecordBarrie and Community Family Health Team, Barrie Primary Care Campus 705-721-0370 Medical care team focused on family and community health * coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat illness * team include physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, respiratory educators, diabetes educators, mental health counsellors, lactation consultants and social workers 
 
Programs include: 
* Diabetes Program 
* Lung Health Program 
* Aging Well Clinic 
* Smoking Cessation Program 
* Prenatal & Well Baby 
* Hypertension Classes 
* Dyslipidemia Classes 
* Healthy You Classes 
* Label Reading Classes 
* Craving Change Classes 
* Telemedicine 
* LINKS Team 
 
Services include: 
* Breastfeeding Services 
* Mental Health Services 
* Nurse Practitioner Services 
* Pharmacist Services 
* Nutrition Services 
 
Patients of Barrie Family Health Team doctors have access to these services by getting a referral from their GP
Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordBarrie and Community Family Health Team, Little Lake Health Centre, Aging Well Clinic

Map RecordBarrie and Community Family Health Team, Little Lake Health Centre, Aging Well Clinic 705-725-9529 Assessment and treatment of memory problems and age-associated health concerns * early diagnosis, treatment and support * healthcare team works closely with seniors and their families to manage medical conditions including memory problems Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordBarrie Chronic Pain Clinic

Map RecordBarrie Chronic Pain Clinic 705-792-7890 Specialize in head, neck, back and neuropathic pain * by medical referral only Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd 705-734-9690 Health centre focused on family and community health * encourage responsibility for one's own health and that of the community through health promotion, illness prevention, chronic disease management and integrated primary health care

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health Primary Health Care - one on one consultation with either a physician, a nurse practitioner, nurse, a dietitian, a social worker, or a physiotherapist, community health worker, health promoter

Illness Prevention - involves services such as blood pressure screening, annual immunization against influenza and wellness visits Chronic Disease Self Management Program - Sessions to learn ongoing self-care * includes information about coping, health guidelines, medication usage, working with health professionals and informed treatment decisions

Diabetes Management Program - information about living with diabetes * includes monitoring blood sugar level, food choices, exercise, medications and lifestyle choices; pump program

Health Promotion - a number of group programs are provided including * Kitchen Conversations * Cooking for 1 or 2 * Supervised Walking Program * Fitness for Health at City of Barrie Recreation Centres * Art Therapy * Anxiety Support Groups * Youth Health Connect * GLA:D Canada; Group Lifestyle Balance (Weight Management Program)
Barrie - and surrounding area ; North Innisfil Health Services - individuals 60+ that reside in North Innisfil 
Diabetes Management Centre - Barrie and surrounding area

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Diabetes Management Centre - Diabetes Education and Management

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Diabetes Management Centre - Diabetes Education and Management 705-734-9690 Supports for people living with diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitian on staff * weekly endocrinology clinic* outreach to seniors residences * Pump Program 
 
Group programs include: 
* Kitchen Conversations and Grocery Store Tours 
* Group Lifestyle Balance (Weight Management Program) for those at risk of having diabetes
Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Fitness for Health

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Fitness for Health 705-734-9690 Ext 201 Fitness for Health is a 6 week program designed to remove barriers to exercise for anyone living with at least one chronic condition 
* participants learn how to live a healthy lifestyle, set action plans, use the cardio equipment, participate in low impact classes to increase strength and balance 
* all participants receive a 6 week complimentary membership to the City of Barrie recreation facilities 
* facilitated by a Physiotherapist, Health Promoter and Fitness Instructor 
* program takes place at City of Barrie recreation centres (currently Allandale)
Barrie ; Innisfil

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

Map RecordBarrie Community Health Centre, Barrie - Huronia Rd, Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions 705-734-9690 Ext 291 Living With Chronic Conditions is for anyone with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, cancer or many other long term health conditions * six week self management program with a 2 1/2 hour session each week * participants learn how to manage the day to day challenges of living with a long term health condition * tips and ideas to improve the quality of life are discussed * some of the subjects covered include coping with pain and fatigue, managing symptoms and medication, exercise and nutrition, goal setting * meet and learn from others with chronic conditions * offered in different locations in Barrie and area Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater

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 RecordBeausoleil Family Health Centre, Christian Island - Mkade Kegwin Miikan

Map RecordBeausoleil Family Health Centre, Christian Island - Mkade Kegwin Miikan 705-247-2035 Health centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of nurses and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services 
 
Culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals, combining traditional health and Western medical practices * aims to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health 
 
Provides a variety of health services including: 
* health information  
* oral health  
* counselling services 
* nutrition services  
* aging at home support program  
* healthy babies/healthy children program  
* Christian Island addiction and mental health program  
 
Medical transportation program - Coordinates medical transportation services and assists with medical appointments in other communities 
 
Circle of Care - Programs and services to help individuals remain independent as long as possible at home in their own community * services include personal support work, nursing, social work, respite care, palliative care, homemaking, educational and wellness programs and functions, day services (ages 55 and over), meals on wheels Tuesdays and Thursdays (only those eligible based on medical and financial assessments), maintenance (minor repairs), loan cupboard – medical assistive devices, recreational activities and referrals to other service providers
Christian Island

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Bracebridge - Manitoba St

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Bracebridge - Manitoba St Administration 705-645-2262 * Adult Protective Services 705-645-6771 Provides mental health crisis intervention, treatment, and community support (case management) services * assessment and referral * counselling/psychotherapy * psychiatric consultation * intensive case management for individuals with serious mental illness * group services in some cases  
 
Core Services include: 
 
Crisis/Intake support service
- single point of entry for all services of the Core Program * screening and review of all referrals * 24 hour telephone Crisis support service * community crisis support * post crisis follow-up * 24 hour consultations to hospitals 
 
COAST (Community Outreach and Support Team) - a multidisciplinary, mobile, outreach team providing individualized treatment for a persistent and serious mental illness, including: housing * medication * rehabilitation * employment and financial services 
 
Court Diversion and Support - redirection from criminal justice system for minor offenses * the person agrees to an individualized support/treatment program in the community 
 
Supportive Housing Service - rent supplements to clients who have experienced serious mental illness, are homeless or at risk of being homeless and receiving ongoing service from the Agency  
 
Counselling Psychotherapy and Education Service - individual counselling (as resources allow) including assessment, treatment planning and case management * group counselling * community consultation and education of mental health issues 
 
Other programs include: 
 
Regional Seniors’ Mental Health Consultation Service - mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and limited follow-up and/or referral on an outreach basis for people with age-related mental health problems * Collaborate with health care agencies and caregivers to provide advocacy for clients and their families  
 
Adult Protective Services (APS) - assist developmentally disabled adults to live independently in the community including locating and retaining accommodation * counselling for life skills, financial management and emotional issues * co-ordinating medical and dental appointments, etc * advocating for client rights * assisting clients with the judicial system 
 
Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives - peer-guided community program for people who live with mental health issues  
 
Volunteer Program - volunteer opportunities to assist in services and enhancement of quality of life for people with a serious mental illness or developmental disability * Volunteer Coordinator can be reached at 705-645-2262 
 
Partner Assault Response Programa 12 week court ordered education group involving domestic violence (see separate record) 
 
Member agency of Support Services Network for Male Survivors in Ontario 
 
Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program - psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness
Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Male Survivors Network serves Muskoka District only

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Huntsville Office

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Huntsville Office 705-789-8891 * Adult Protective Services 705-645-6771 Bracebridge Provides mental health crisis intervention, treatment, and community support (case management) services * assessment and referral * counselling/psychotherapy * psychiatric consultation * intensive case management for individuals with serious mental illness * group services in some cases * addiction services 
 
Core Services include: 
 
Crisis/Intake support service
- single point of entry for all services of the Core Program * screening and review of all referrals * 24 hour telephone Crisis support service * community crisis support * post crisis follow-up * 24 hour consultations to hospitals 
 
COAST (Community Outreach and Support Team) - a multidisciplinary, mobile, outreach team providing individualized treatment for a persistent and serious mental illness, including: housing * medication * rehabilitation * employment and financial services 
 
Court Diversion and Support - redirection from criminal justice system for minor offenses * the person agrees to an individualized support/treatment program in the community 
 
Supportive Housing Service - rent supplements to clients who have experienced serious mental illness, are homeless or at risk of being homeless and receiving ongoing service from the Agency  
 
Counselling Psychotherapy and Education Service - individual counselling (as resources allow) including assessment, treatment planning and case management * group counselling * community consultation and education of mental health issues 
 
Other programs include: 
 
Regional Seniors’ Mental Health Consultation Service - mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations and limited follow-up and/or referral on an outreach basis for people with age-related mental health problems * Collaborate with health care agencies and caregivers to provide advocacy for clients and their families  
 
Adult Protective Services (APS) - assist developmentally disabled adults to live independently in the community including locating and retaining accommodation * counselling for life skills, financial management and emotional issues * co-ordinating medical and dental appointments, etc * advocating for client rights * assisting clients with the judicial system 
 
Council of Consumer/Survivor and Family Initiatives - Drop in centre, The Greenhouse - Tue, Fri 1 pm-4 pm peer-guided community program for people who live with mental health issues as consumers/survivors and /or family members. Peer support, skill and personal development, outings and cooking 
 
Volunteer Program - volunteer opportunities to assist in services and enhancement of quality of life for people with a serious mental illness or developmental disability * Volunteer Coordinator can be reached at 705-645-2262 
 
Partner Assault Response Program - a group for men who have been abusive, including anger management and conflict resolution 
 
Developmental Disabilities Regional Outreach Program - psychiatric consultation and treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and serious mental health illness
Huntsville - and area

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Collingwood - 186 Erie St - Suite 101, Collingwood Satellite Office

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Collingwood - 186 Erie St - Suite 101, Collingwood Satellite Office Collingwood Office 705-444-2558 (no secretarial services, leave message on machine and counsellor will return call) 
 
Barrie Office: 705-726-5033
Provides services to anyone, including concerned family members or friends, affected by the problem of alcohol, drug use or gambling * services include counselling, case management and follow-up after assessment * assessment process lasts approximately three to four sessions, and follow-up and support will go on as long as necessary * acts as an information centre regarding addictions 
 
Designated by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care as the agency for gambling outpatient treatment
Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Stayner ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Midland, Midland Satellite Office

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Midland, Midland Satellite Office Midland Office: 705-526-0393 (no secretarial service, leave message on answering machine and counsellor will return call) * dial ext 405 for Youth Counsellor 
 
Barrie Office: 705-726-5033
Provides services to anyone, including concerned family members or friends, affected by the problem of alcohol, drug use or gambling * services include counselling, case management and follow-up after assessment * assessment process lasts approximately three to four sessions, and follow-up and support will go on as long as necessary * acts as an information centre regarding addictions Midland - and surrounding area

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Orillia - 50 Nottawasaga St, Orillia Satellite Office

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Orillia - 50 Nottawasaga St, Orillia Satellite Office 705-325-4499 * Barrie Office: 705-726-5033 Provides services to anyone, including concerned family members or friends, affected by the problem of alcohol, drug use or gambling * services include counselling, case management and follow-up after assessment * assessment process lasts approximately three to four sessions, and follow-up and support will go on as long as necessary * acts as an information centre regarding addictions Orillia - and surrounding area

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Orillia - 76 Nottawasaga St, Assertive Community Treatment Team

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association. Simcoe County Branch, Orillia - 76 Nottawasaga St, Assertive Community Treatment Team 705-329-5846 Community-based services that offers intensive support, rehabilitation and treatment focusing on the individual's personal recovery goals.  
Team is composed of a multidisciplinary group of professionals that include:  
* a psychiatrist 
* a social worker 
* a peer specialist 
* an addictions specialist 
* a recreational therapist  
* an aboriginal liaison specialist 
* an occupational therapist 
* case managers  
* registered nurses 
 
Services offered include: 
* the capacity to offer multiple daily contacts 
* individualized treatment/counseling and goal planning 
* clinical psychiatric treatment 
* multidisciplinary therapeutic support 
* rehabilitation and treatment 
* crisis prevention, intervention and management 
* assistance coping with daily living 
* support in employment/vocational and recreational activities 
* advocacy, health promotion and teaching  
* facilitate referrals to other community resources  
* coordination of support  
* provide safe beds program
Midland ; Orillia and area ; Penetanguishene - and area

Map RecordCarePartners, Barrie

Map RecordCarePartners, Barrie 705-721-4547 Non-medical home care for seniors and adults with disabilities needing additional assistance to remain independent in their homes

Companionship/Home Help Services include:
* friendly visiting, conversation and companionship
* light housekeeping
* meal preparation
* caregiver relief/ respite care

Personal Care Services include:
* eating
* grooming
* dressing
* medication reminders
* bathing
* mobility and falls prevention
* incontinence care

Clinical Supervisor is available to complete a free in-home assessment to establish a care plan that meets clients' needs to remain independent in their own home

All personal support workers are subject to vigorous hiring process which includes criminal and vulnerable sector checks
Barrie ; Innisfil ; Midland ; Muskoka District ; Orillia ; North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN

Map RecordCHOICES Counselling and Consulting (Canada)

Map RecordCHOICES Counselling and Consulting (Canada) 705-794-3694 Registered Private Practice 
* client driven and solution focused services for individuals, families, businesses 
* combines traditional and complementary treatment modalities and approaches  
* services include, but are not limited to education, intervention, assessment, treatment planning and referral, out-patient counselling, case management, aftercare, relapse prevention, compassion fatigue, support and advocacy for people living with cancer 
* programs include, Mindfulness Based Addiction Counselling, assessment and counselling for Sleeping Disorder, education, assessment and treatment of Compassion Fatigue and Laughter Yoga "Laughter for the Health of It"
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; York Region

Map RecordCollingwood General and Marine Hospital, Community Mental Health Services

Map RecordCollingwood General and Marine Hospital, Community Mental Health Services 705-444-6600 Provides out patient psychiatric consultation with diagnosis of acute mood or thought disorder * treatment of brain disease, and neuro-degernerative disease (dementia) with coordinated case management  
Referral and support of the physician is indicated for this patient population due to the presence of medical illnesses and other complex needs of the individual. 
 
The clinic provides: 
* connections with community services, support and education to caregivers providing and monitoring care for someone in their charge.  
* specializations include dementia  
* intensive case management to solve problems or develop skills needed for long term psychiatric support required to sustain community function.  
* homelessness program for clinic patients who meet eligibility requirements of illness, risk and need 
* support and education on a variety of mental topics. 
 
Mental Health coverage to Collingwood General & Marine Hospital is provided 12hr daily
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Thornbury ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordCollingwood General and Marine Hospital, Wasaga Beach Satellite Office, Community Mental Health Services

Map RecordCollingwood General and Marine Hospital, Wasaga Beach Satellite Office, Community Mental Health Services 705-444-6600 Provide assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up to those experiencing serious mental illness, including seniors experiencing confusion, memory or behavioural problems.  
 
All appointments and services are arranged through the Collingwood office.
Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Springwater ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordCommunity Arthritis Pool Program

Map RecordCommunity Arthritis Pool Program   3/4 hour exercise program for people with a primary diagnosis of arthritis to improve range of motion * led by trained volunteers * program held in 93 degrees Fahrenheit therapeutic pool with a capacity of 10 people per class * 21 classes per week * program is in partnership with Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordCottage Country Family Health Team, Gravenhurst

Map RecordCottage Country Family Health Team, Gravenhurst 705-687-2794 A team of health care professionals focused on health promotion, illness prevention and primary health care services. 
 
Team Includes: 
Family doctors * nurses and nurse Practitioners * Dietitian * mental health counselling * health educator * administration 
 
Programs offered include: 
Healthy Eating to Manage Chronic Disease workshops * falls screening clinic * lactation program * lower extremity strengthening & balance * PACE fitness counselling * cognitive screening * chronic disease self management * diabetes management team * cardiovascular/hypertension home monitoring * COPD * tobacco reduction program * planned senior's health day program 
 
The CCFHT provides after hours care at three locations in Gravenhurst and Bracebridge on a rotating basis for patients who are rostered with the team * if you are a registered patient and require non-emergency medical care, you can be seen at any of these locations * phone your own doctor's office and a message will advise as to which office is open on that day, clinics are: Monday through Thursday 5:00-8:00pm and three hour weekend clinics are available on Friday evening or Saturday morning  
 
All physicians have hospital privileges at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare - South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site.
Gravenhurst - and surrounding area

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave 705-329-3649 Primary care services for disease management and prevention, disease cure, rehabilitation, palliative care and health promotion.  
Services also include: 
 
* nutritional counselling 
* medication counselling 
* access to assistive devices such as custom-fit orthotics
Orillia and area

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Forest Ave, Aging Gracefully Group

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Forest Ave, Aging Gracefully Group 705-327-4141 The Couchiching Family Health Team offers an educational, supportive and social group helping those later in life adjust to various issues surrounding aging. 
 
Some topics covered in the group include: 
* Feeling sad or anxious 
* Memory problems 
* Falls or risk of falling 
* Adjusting to a new diagnosis 
* Managing stress 
* Bereavement or loss 
* Social isolation 
* Caregiving 
* Major life changes  
* Financial issues 
* Making end-of-life decisions 
* Managing chronic conditions 
* Power of attorney and wills 
* Maintaining independence at home safely
Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Rama ; Ramara ; Severn

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave, Diabetes Education Program

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave, Diabetes Education Program 705-329-3649 Service is offer in three ways: 
* Individual diabetes counseling 
* Team based services  
* Group educational sessions 
 
Topics that are covered include: 
* Myths and facts about diabetes 
* What foods will affect your blood sugar 
* How to read labels in the grocery store 
* How to plan for and incorporate more regular physical activity into your daily life
Orillia and area

Map RecordElms Physiotherapy

Map RecordElms Physiotherapy 705-726-6606 * leave message Physiotherapy services for both men and women, specializing in pelvic pain, urinary/faecal, prolapse (females only) and incontinence. 
 
May be able to provide home services under certain circumstances for seniors or any individual who is unable to leave their home.
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordGeorgian Bay Family Health Team

Map RecordGeorgian Bay Family Health Team 705-444-5885 The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) is a regional, primary health care team set up to provide collaborative health care to the Georgian Bay population. The team consists of: Doctors * Nurse Practitioners * Registered Nurses * Occupational Therapists * a Health Promoter * Registered Dietitians * Mental Health Counsellors  
 
Area residents have access to GBFHT's services by getting a referral from their GBFHT Family Physician (only patients of affiliated physicians may be referred) * family physician referral also required for most clinics * GBFHT is the regional Diabetes Education Centre (DEC) * All patients with diabetes regardless of who their family doctor is may be seen at the DEC 
 
Services include: 
 
Counselling: Individual and marital counselling available, including child and youth mental health counsellors for short-term mental healthcare * Patients 16 years and under can be helped with anxiety, depression, anger, acting out, conflicts with parents/siblings, addictions, as well as problems with school and socialization * Offers one-on-one or family sessions * Single session counselling available without appointment on first come, first served basis 
 
Clinics: Adult Counselling * Child/Youth Counselling * Diabetes Care and education * Nutritional Counselling * Chronic Disease Self Management Program * Smoking Cessation Program * Hypertension Clinic * Heart Failure Clinic * Cardiac Care Clinic * Wound Care Clinic * Ontario Telemedicine Network participant * Teen Sexual Health Clinic * Well Woman Clinic * Same day clinic to assess and treat minor illnesses (no referral required for same day clinic, by appointment only) 
 
Falls Prevention: The family health team assists seniors with preventing falls or recovering from falls by providing: * fall risk assessment/screening at annual physicals including basic falls prevention advice * after a fall, identifying the cause of the fall and helping patients develop strategies to prevent future falls * referral to other falls prevention programs or services * regular medication reviews * basic vision assessments and reminders at annual physicals to have regular biannual eye exams 
 
The Georgian Bay Family Health Team is a member of the Staying Independent Falls Prevention Coalition (SIFPC).
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Stayner ; Wasaga Beach ; The Georgian Bay Family Health Team (GBFHT) covers a 35 Km area around the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH) and includes the towns of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, The Blue Mountains, and Clearview (including Stayner, Nottawa, Duntroon and Creemore).

Map RecordLOFT Community Services, Bradford House, Assisted Living for Seniors

Map RecordLOFT Community Services, Bradford House, Assisted Living for Seniors 905-775-7060 Assists older adults and seniors with mental health and addiction issues to live safely and maintain good health in an independent living environment to postpone or eliminate the need for institutional care * 24 hour onsite services and supports respond to each resident's individual needs * provides accommodation for 54 residents in single and double rooms 
 
Support services include: 
 
Care coordination * intensive Psychogeriatric Case Management * personal care and assistance with the activities of daily living * full meal program provided * essential housekeeping, laundry, shopping and banking * medication support * escorts to appointments * 24-hour emergency response * crisis intervention and support * assistance in learning or relearning basic life skills * social activation program offering stimulating activities and social opportunities such as group outings, in-house events, summer barbecues and holiday celebrations
South Simcoe ; York Region

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Muskoka District - No physical address, Muskoka Stroke Support Group

Map RecordMarch of Dimes Canada, Muskoka District - No physical address, Muskoka Stroke Support Group   A March of Dimes Canada program providing Stroke Survivors, caregivers and family members an opportunity to share their personal stories, struggles and triumphs that are experienced throughout the journey to recovery. 
 
At the monthly meetings, stroke survivors will have an opportunity to develop new skills, make friends and gain a better understanding of what to expect.
Muskoka District

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Bracebridge - 205 Hiram Street, Diabetes Education Program

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Bracebridge - 205 Hiram Street, Diabetes Education Program 705-645-4404 ext 3600 Support for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, healthy eating, how to administer insulin and use insulin pumps * registered nurse and dietitian on staff * CDE qualified 
 
Periodic education and awareness seminars and workshops are offered to the general public in the community.
Muskoka District ; Almaguin Highlands

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Bracebridge - 75 Ann St, Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach Team

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Bracebridge - 75 Ann St, Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach Team 705-645-4404 ext 3505 Works to link and refer people to appropriate services where available by providing assessment and support to patients 65 years of age and older residing in the South Muskoka catchment area.  
The Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach (SASOT) is an interdisciplinary team that consists of two Social Workers, an Occupational Therapist and a Registered Nurse. A physician performs the role of Medical Advisor.  
Patients may be seen in their own home, a retirement residence, or in the emergency department at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital.  
SASOT completes a comprehensive assessment of a patient's health and day-to-day function, including:  
* Safety/Home Environment  
* Medical Concerns  
* Memory/Cognition  
* Mobility  
* Personal Care  
* Household Activities  
* Social Issues  
* Mood  
 
The team will also assess patients in the hospital who are designated Alternate Level of Care and support them through the discharge process.
Bala ; Baysville ; Bracebridge ; Gravenhurst ; Port Carling ; Port Severn ; Port Sydney ; South Muskoka

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Huntsville - 100 Frank Miller Dr - Howland Building, Diabetes Education Program

Map RecordMuskoka Algonquin Healthcare, Huntsville - 100 Frank Miller Dr - Howland Building, Diabetes Education Program 705-789-2311 Ext 2312 Huntsville Site (main site) 
705-645-4404 Ext 3600 Bracebridge Site (satellite site)
Support for people living with diabetes, pre-diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse, dietitian on staff. 
 
Additional services available in group and individual settings include: 
* starting insulin  
* education programs  
* pregnancy and diabetes  
* education awareness events  
* education and training for health care professionals  
* community service group 
* insulin pumps
Muskoka District ; Almaguin Highlands

Map RecordNorth Simcoe Family Health Team

Map RecordNorth Simcoe Family Health Team 705-526-7804 Medical care team of health professionals including Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nurse Educators and Dietitians including Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nurse Educators and Dietitians providing comprehensive care using an interdisciplinary approach. Simcoe North

Map RecordNorth Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network, Barrie - Sperling Dr, Home and Community Care

Map RecordNorth Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network, Barrie - Sperling Dr, Home and Community Care 705-721-8010 * Information and Referral: English 310-2222 * French 310-2272 This agency is formerly known as North Simcoe Muskoka Community Care Access Centre (NSM CCAC)

Care Coordinators work with individuals of all ages in community settings such as home, school, residential facilities or Community Nursing Clinics to increase access to health care supports to enable them to live independently in the community and to support the safe transition home from a hospital stay

Information and referral to other community services provided through the information and referral telephone line in English or French and through online access to health care information and services in Ontario at http://www.nsmhealthline.ca/

Services include:

* Children's Health Services
* Health Care Connect (for individuals who a looking for a doctor)
* In-Home Services
* Mental Health and Addictions School Program
* Community Nursing Clinics
* Telehomecare Program

Specialized services may include:

* Access to assisted living and supportive housing
* Access to respite care and convalescent care (short-term stays and adult day programs)
* Access to Long-Term Care Homes, rehabilitation and complex continuing care beds
* School health support services to school aged children
* Community support for people living with cancer
* Hospice palliative care
Grey County - eastern part ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County - south to Cookstown ;
North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network serves the following communities www.nsmlhin.on.ca/aboutus/ourcommunities.aspx

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 RecordParkinson Canada, Bracebridge, South Muskoka Support Group (Bracebridge Area)

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Bracebridge, South Muskoka Support Group (Bracebridge Area)   Group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease. For more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local volunteer contact for the support group, please contact Parkinson Canada. Bracebridge ; Gravenhurst

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Collingwood, Collingwood Support Group   The Collingwood Support Group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease. For more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local volunteer contact for the support group, please contact Parkinson Canada Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Barrie Chapter   Barrie chapter meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease * for more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local volunteer contact for the support group, contact Parkinson Canada Barrie - and surrounding area

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Orillia, Orillia Support Group

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Orillia, Orillia Support Group   The Orillia Support Group meets for mutual support, as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease. For more information about the group, or to be connected with the current local volunteer contact for the support group, please contact Parkinson Canada. Orillia and area ; Canada wide

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Real Canadian Super Store - Community Room, North Simcoe Parkinson Support Group

Map RecordParkinson Canada, Real Canadian Super Store - Community Room, North Simcoe Parkinson Support Group 1-800-565-3000 The North Simcoe Parkinson Support Group meets for: mutual support * as well as to learn more about living with Parkinson's disease. For more information about the group or to be connected with the current local volunteer contact for the support group, please contact Parkinson Canada. Simcoe North

Map RecordRama Health Centre, Rama - Yellowhead Trail, Rama Health Center

Map RecordRama Health Centre, Rama - Yellowhead Trail, Rama Health Center 705-325-3611 Services include: 
* Dr. Rachael Sheppard MD, CCFP (available Tuesday pm and Thursday) 
* immunizations  
* chiropody clinic (available Tuesday and Thursday) 
* dietitian (weekly) 
* naturopath (monthly) 
* massage therapist (monthly) 
* prenatal classes
Chippewas of Rama First Nation Unceded ; Rama

Map RecordRespiratory Care, Collingwood, Complete CPAP Care

Map RecordRespiratory Care, Collingwood, Complete CPAP Care 705-444-3300 Provide sales and services related to sleep therapy, home oxygen and tracheostomy care including: 
 
* in-home respiratory assessment 
* disease education 
* client education and training 
* palliative care education and support 
* consultation on oxygen and sleep therapy equipment 
* COPD clinics 
* tracheostomy care supplies 
* CPAP sales and education 
* compressor sales and education 
* tracheostomy education, service and care plans 
* 24 hour emergency support 
* overnight oximetry 
* assistance with funding sources and second/third party billing
Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordRich, (Michele) - Registered Psychotherapist

Map RecordRich, (Michele) - Registered Psychotherapist 705-444-3372 Provides individual therapy, workshops, group work, NLP (Practitioner), Energy Work (Reiki Master). Specializes in helping with: anxiety * depression * stress * grief and loss * change of lifestyle * mid life issues * relationship skills * fears and phobias * sexual abuse/incest * trauma (childhood or recent) * self esteem * feelings of disconnectedness * sexuality * addictions * spirituality * transgender/transitioning support 
 
Services can be provided at office location or in client's home
Bruce County ; Grey County ; Simcoe

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 1st Floor, Medicine Treatment Clinics

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 1st Floor, Medicine Treatment Clinics 705-728-9090 ext 23330 Provides interprofessional assessment, counselling and education to adults * introduces tools and skills for adults to self-manage their chronic disease * clinics include Asthma Clinic, Adult Diabetes Education Clinic, Chiropody Clinic (limited to diabetics with foot ulcers), Falls Prevention Clinic, Geriatric Clinic, COPD Clinic, Internal Medicine Clinic and Stroke Prevention Clinic * Stroke Prevention Clinic may provide diagnostic testing, risk factor assessment (including prevention of falls) and treatment Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 3rd Floor, Mental Health and Addiction - Outpatient Mental Health

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 3rd Floor, Mental Health and Addiction - Outpatient Mental Health 705-728-9090 Ext 47260 * 705-728-9802 Ext 47260 Group program running 3-5 days per week offering assessment, stabilization, community referral and follow-up for individuals with a diagnosis of serious mental illness * groups offered include stress and anxiety management, problem solving and communication, network building, concurrent disorders, smoking cessation * length of program varies from six to eight weeks * individual counselling as needed * family/social support counselling when needed * brief transitional case management for those transitioning from the hospital to the community. Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 70 Wellington St W, Mental Health and Addiction- Addiction Withdrawal Management Services

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 70 Wellington St W, Mental Health and Addiction- Addiction Withdrawal Management Services Intake 705-728-4226 * 24 hrs Non-medical withdrawal management centre where a person can begin a rehabilitative process related to addiction/chemical dependency, including alcohol and/or other psycho active drugs (both prescription and street) * residential 17 bed facility 
 
Community Withdrawal Management Services in co-operation with Mental Health and Addiction Services of Simcoe County provides withdrawal management at home or on an outpatient basis * for more information call Mental Health and Addiction Services at 705-726-5033, Ext 438
Dufferin County ; Durham Region ; Grey County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County ; York Region

Map RecordSimcoe Clinic

Map RecordSimcoe Clinic 705-728-8860 Provide chronic pain care Simcoe County

Map RecordSimcoe County House Calls, Mobile Service

Map RecordSimcoe County House Calls, Mobile Service 705-433-1362 * can leave message and call will be returned A specialized referral service that arranges for a qualified medical doctor to come to your home if any member of household is sick * includes young mothers with children, elderly people with mobility issues or anyone unable to access their family doctor and has difficulty leaving their home 
 
Fully certified physician will assess medical condition, provide diagnosis and a prescription if required * cannot give vaccinations or perform blood work * service does not replace your family doctor but can act as a consultant when your own doctor is unavailable * if you do not have a family doctor, referrals can be given by this service * If your condition is found to be severe and you need more advanced medical treatment, the visiting doctor will call an ambulance and help coordinate your transfer to the local emergency department
Barrie ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Port McNicoll ; Victoria Harbour

Map RecordSouth Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services

Map RecordSouth Georgian Bay Community Health Centre, Health Services 705-422-1888 A non-profit health centre focused on family and community health. Health professionals include: a physician * nurse practitioners * registered nurses * a registered dietitian * diabetes educators * a mental health and addiction counsellor * a physiotherapist * a health promotor * and social workers  
 
Provide access to healthcare and treat non-life threatening injuries or illness. Also offer referrals to other local health services and personal development groups. 
 
Also provide several health promotion programs including: Fitness for Health * Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions * Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain * Mindfulness Meditation * Diabetes Education programs * Youth Outreach in Highschools * 7 Weeks to Better Sleep * Garden Education Program * Mental Health First Aid * Nordic Pole Walking * Diabetes Education Session * Eating Well with Diabetes * Mothercare * Building Balance 
 
The Centre is always looking for feedback on potential workshops to run, so feel free to contact them to make a suggestion. A community-led health team develops these programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health. 
 
Services with a Nurse Practitioner are also offered to registered clients in Elmvale on Wednesdays by appointment at the Springwater Health Services Building (Kenzie Knox Building - 35 Queen Street West, Elmvale) from 9 am-3 pm, see separate entry for further details.
Blue Mountains ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Elmvale ; Wasaga Beach

Map RecordStroke Recovery Association Barrie and District

Map RecordStroke Recovery Association Barrie and District 705-737-9202 Support group providing encouragement and programs to those who have suffered a stroke * weekly meetings offer chair exercises, pool program and social programs * Speech Therapy program (stroke communication group) available * occasional outings and social events organized Simcoe County

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Brooks St, Adult Day Program

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Brooks St, Adult Day Program 705-720-2532 Adult day program * social recreational and therapeutic activities for seniors and adults who are frail, cognitively impaired, and/or isolated, and/or physically challenged * helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care * noon meal and snack are provided * assistance to make transportation arrangements  
 
VON Canada Simcoe County Site is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Barrie ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, Respite Care Program

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, Respite Care Program 705-737-5044 Ext 224 Relief for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer Disease and related dementias * specially trained Respite Care workers help with activities of daily living in the clients home 
 
Other services include: 
* assessment 
* education 
* standardized care plans 
 
VON Canada Simcoe County Branch is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Simcoe County

Map RecordWendat Community Programs, Penetanguishene, Psychogeriatric Services

Map RecordWendat Community Programs, Penetanguishene, Psychogeriatric Services 705-355-1022 Provides transition services and a mobile social work service * transition services assist seniors with severe behaviours and complex mental health needs to transition, usually from hospital care, to another supported care environment * mobile social work services provide support with short term counselling, and connection to additional resources and support services Muskoka District - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network ; Simcoe County - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network

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