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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 
* company of good cheer dinner program 
* weekly drop-in program 
* support groups 
* Minds in Motion program 
* 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 includes 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 
* School Success Program 
 
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 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

Francophone Nurse Practitioner now accepting new patients and is available every Wednesday from 9 am-4 pm by appointment only * service is provided through a partnership with Chigamik Community Health Centre

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, 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 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

Beausoleil Family Health Centre, Christian Island Addiction and Mental Health Program

 Beausoleil Family Health Centre, Christian Island Addiction and Mental Health Program 705-247-2035 Addictions services provide information and referral to treatment facilities for addictions for individuals seeking assistance dealing with problems related to the use of drugs or alcohol. 
 
Mental health sevices provide * counselling, traditional programming swuch as sweat lodges and referrals to treatment facilities where appropriate.
Christian Island

Map RecordCanada. Veterans Affairs Canada. District Office

Map RecordCanada. Veterans Affairs Canada. District Office   Veterans' Affairs offers services and benefits to qualified Veterans and their families, members of the Canadian Forces, serving and discharged RCMP, allied veterans and some civilians. Services include:  
 
* War Veterans Allowance/ Canadian Forces Income Support  
* Veterans Independence Program (VIP) for Veterans and survivors of deceased Veterans to help them live independently in their own home  
* Disability Pensions/ benefits - for those who may qualify because of a service related injury  
* Health programs including benefits, rehabilitation services 
* Long-term Care 
* Transition to civilian life 
* Mental health and well being, homeless, Pastoral Outreach  
* Grave Marker Maintenance, Funeral and Burial Assistance  
* Education assistance for a child of a deceased CAF member or veteran, see website for details  
 
The VAC Assistance Service - 24-hour toll-free help line that can provide Veterans and their families with free short-term professional counselling and referral services, including support for marital and family problems, transitional, grief, emotional, substance abuse, financial, work related problems and any other concerns affecting your well being. This toll-free number is not an emergency service but for severe or dangerous circumstances, the counsellor has received the appropriate professional training to make the necessary crisis intervention.
Bruce County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County

Map RecordCanadian Hard of Hearing Association, Sudbury Branch

Map RecordCanadian Hard of Hearing Association, Sudbury Branch 705-523-5695 Organization for hard of hearing and deafened persons * providing a variety of workshops and supports to those living with hearing loss including: 
 
* Hear Now program that provides limited financial assistance for hearing aids for adults and FM systems for children under 18 years of age * applications for funding available from audiologist. 
* Learning to Hear (for cochlear implant recipients) 10 week program, 2 hours each week 
* Assistive listening devices 
* Living with Tinnitus 
* Speech reading classes (Level 1 and 2)  
* Outreach Services 
* Public Education and Awareness presentations 
 
* will travel to other communities within the Branch's service area for any of these programs or workshops 
 
 
Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Northeastern Ontario

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Simcoe County Area Office

Map RecordCanadian Hearing Society, Simcoe County Area Office   Supports to enhance the independence of people who are culturally deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing and encourages prevention of hearing loss 
 
Ontario Interpreting Services (OIS) - professional sign-language interpreters * set fee - organizations and businesses are responsible for the cost of making their services accessible no matter who requests the interpretation service * advance booking preferred * for after hours emergency interpreter services for health and mental health emergencies, contact Ontario Interpreter Services, After Hours Emergency Interpreter Service at 1-866-256-5142 or TTY: 1-866-831-4657  
 
Communication Devices Program - carries a wide variety of devices to assist individuals who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing including TTYs (text telephones), visual smoke detectors, baby monitors, signalling devices and alarm clocks * registered ADP vendor for Teletypewriter for the Deaf 
 
Hearing Care Counselling - supportive counselling, special assistance, case management, and advocacy for people with hearing loss  
 
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) * member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Community Support Services Coalition
Simcoe County

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, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Parry Sound Office, Addiction Services

Map RecordCanadian Mental Health Association, Muskoka-Parry Sound, Parry Sound Office, Addiction Services 705-746-4264 Assessment, counselling, case management and referral services to all persons who have been adversely impacted by substance use and gambling * prevention of harmful substance use through public education and awareness initiatives * adopt a flexible, individualized approach ranging from harm reduction to abstinence 
 
Programs and Services offered:  
 
* Intake 
* Individual and Group Addictions and Mental Health Treatment 
* Family Member Addiction and Mental Health Counselling  
* Walk-In Clinic 
* Youth Addiction Counselling 
* Concurrent Disorders 
* Addiction Supportive Housing (ASH)  
* Mental Health Supportive Housing 
* Opioid Treatment/Case Management Support 
* Ontario Works-Addiction Services Initiative(ASI)  
* Back On Track (Ontario's Remedial Measures Program)  
* Community Prevention and Awareness. 
* Psychogeriatrics Program 
* Assertive Community Treatment 
* Case Management 
* Early Psychosis Intervention 
* Aboriginal Mental Health Program  
 
Services are also available out of the Burk's Falls and District Health Centre, 150 Huston Street, Burk's Falls and at 87 Main St in Sundridge
Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District

Map RecordCentral East Stroke Network, Barrie

Map RecordCentral East Stroke Network, Barrie 705-728-9090 ext 46315 * 705-728-9090 ext 46311 One of 11 regional systems established to implement the Ontario Stroke System * goal is to improve access to evidence-based prevention and care in order to reduce stroke incidence, mortality and residual disability * provides presentations to the public, service clubs, retirement homes and all health care providers in addressing the risks following stroke  
 
District Stroke Centres differ from community hospitals in that they are organized to facilitate the use of tPa for acute ischemic stroke on an around the clock basis * tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) is a type of thrombolytic drug, often referred to as clot busters  
 
The following hospitals in the Central East Stroke Network house District Stroke Centres: 
 
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - Enhanced District Stroke Centre 
Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, Richmond Hill (Formerly York Central Hospital) 
Muskoka Algonquin District Stroke Centre, Huntsville 
Peterborough Regional District Stroke Centre, Peterborough 
Lakeridge Health (Oshawa) District Stroke Centre
Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York Region ; North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN; Central LIHN; Central East LIHN

Central East Stroke Network, Living With Stroke Program

 Central East Stroke Network, Living With Stroke Program 705-728-9090 Ext 46311 Free community-based support and educational program designed for stroke survivors and their caregivers for managing the challenges of living with stroke Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York Region ; North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN; Central LIHN; Central East LIHN

Map RecordCNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office

Map RecordCNIB, Simcoe/Muskoka, Main Office 705-728-3352 Provides vital post-vision loss rehabilitation programs as well as services that focus on meeting the social and emotional needs of people living with vision loss * purpose is to enhance independence for people living with vision loss and to be the leader in promoting vision health * nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians * supports eye doctors who provide information on CNIB services, assistance, guidance and low vision assessments from their offices 
 
Falls Prevention: changes in vision, whether associated with the aging process or other causes, can increase the risk of falling * use of services and programs provided by CNIB can help those experiencing vision loss remain independent * orientation and mobility services may help seniors be more aware of their surroundings, thus making falls less likely
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

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 Connection, Collingwood, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre

Map RecordCommunity Connection, Collingwood, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre Helpline 2-1-1 * Administration 705-444-0040 Confidential information and referral service * community navigators assess caller needs and offer referral, advocacy and follow up to assist persons in accessing appropriate health, social, government, community and human services Ontario

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 - Memorial Ave, Diabetes Education Program

Map RecordCouchiching Family Health Team, Orillia - Memorial Ave, Diabetes Education Program 705-329-3649 Service is offered 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 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

Map RecordDeaf Access Simcoe Muskoka, Barrie Central Office, Technical Device Assistance

Map RecordDeaf Access Simcoe Muskoka, Barrie Central Office, Technical Device Assistance 705-728-3577 Information provided regarding features of various kinds of technical supports, cost to purchase, availability of financial support and repair procedure for those who could benefit from the use of technical devices Simcoe County

Dietitians of Canada - UnlockFood.ca

 Dietitians of Canada - UnlockFood.ca   Consumer health website with a special focus on nutrition * articles and resources on website

Topics include:
  • meals and nutrition for vegetarians
  • weight loss through diet
  • diets for diabetics
  • fibre
  • lowering risk for heart disease
  • calcium
Ontario

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 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 RecordGravenhurst Rebekahs. Lodge 384, Gravenhurst, Humanitarian Services

Map RecordGravenhurst Rebekahs. Lodge 384, Gravenhurst, Humanitarian Services   Operate loan cupboard * wheelchairs * crutches * walkers and various other assistive devices to those in need of all ages * equipment donations accepted Gravenhurst - and area

Map RecordIndependent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area, Accessibility Resource Centre

Map RecordIndependent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area, Accessibility Resource Centre 705-737-3263 Accessibility Resource Centre offers information and guidance to Seniors on:

* Vehicle Modifications such as lifts and controls to allow a person with a disability to enter and/or drive
* Accessible Home Renovations including items such as ramps, stair lifts, widening doorways, accessible bathroom facilities
* Assistive Devices such as wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, commodes, hospital beds, lift chairs, grab bars, etc
* Assistance in identifying available funding resources
* Assistive Device Exchange website created to encourage the reuse of assistive devices * people can list equipment they no longer need either for sale or giveaway * people who need equipment can find them at a reduced cost or for free www.assistivedeviceexchange.com

Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordMcConnell Foundation, Muskoka Distsrict

Map RecordMcConnell Foundation, Muskoka Distsrict 705-645-2100 ext 190 (leave message) Assists residents of Muskoka District who require financial assistance to pay for eyeglasses, assistive devices, dentures and dental work.  
 
All other available funding assistance must be accessed prior to making application to the Foundation and declared on the application * purchase of services or equipment must not be done before the request is approved. Applications are reviewed several times per year as needed.  
 
Provide small bursaries of $1500 to assist with costs of post secondary education for students, including home schooled, in financial need * applications available at all secondary schools in Muskoka District
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, 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 RecordMuskoka District, Bracebridge, Muskoka Ontario Renovates

Map RecordMuskoka District, Bracebridge, Muskoka Ontario Renovates 705-645-2231 ext 326 A program for low and modest income households that provides funding for necessary home modification including: 
 
* home repairs such as new windows, doors, roofs 
* home accessibility modifications for persons with disabilities 
* purchase and installation of energy-saving products
Muskoka District

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 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 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 RecordOntario. Ministry of Community and Social Services, Bracebridge Office, Income and Employment Supports - Ontario Disability Support Program

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Community and Social Services, Bracebridge Office, Income and Employment Supports - Ontario Disability Support Program 705-645-8718 A provincial program that provides income and employment supports to persons with disabilities who are in need of financial assistance. Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; South Algonquin Township

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility   Information and referral on a wide range of seniors issues * publishes Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario, available online or in print * policy and program development Ontario

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 - 1st Floor -1 SA, Audiology and Hearing Instrument Dispensing

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 1st Floor -1 SA, Audiology and Hearing Instrument Dispensing 705-739-5625 Perform hearing assessments and hearing aid evaluations * sells, services and repairs hearing aid and other hearing assistive devices * provides counselling for hearing aid users regarding selection and fittings * assists families in coping with the effects of hearing loss * registered ADP vendor for Hearing Aids Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County

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 inter-professional 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 - 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, pamphlets and computers with internet access. Muskoka District ; Parry Sound District ; Simcoe County

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

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 3rd Floor, Mental Health and Addiction - Medication Clinic 705-728-9090 Ext 47210 Goals of program are to increase patients' sense of control over illness and prevent hospitalization * provides medication, symptom monitoring, wellness promotion, community service awareness, education and psychosocial support for patients who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder who have demonstrated inadequate response treatment and/or have intolerable side effects, and need to be stabilized on new or current medications * patients will be transitioned back to the care of family physician (GP) or former psychiatrist after approximately 6 months of education and monitoring 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 47210 * 705-728-9802 Ext 47210 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 - 201 Georgian Dr, Rehabilitation Treatment Clinics

Map RecordRoyal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr, Rehabilitation Treatment Clinics 705-739-5602 * 705-728-9090 Ext 47310 Adult Outpatient Treatment Clinics for Physiotherapy, Swallowing Disorders, Hand/Plastics, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Day Hospital Clinic 
 
Rehabilitation Day Hospital is for patients with more than one therapeutic need following an illness or injury such as stroke or amputation that has occurred within the last 3-4 months 
 
Clinics staffed by multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, radiologists, speech language pathologists, recreation therapists, and social workers
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

Simcoe County, Corporation of, Social and Community Services Division - County-wide Assistance Dental Emergencies, Dentures, Eyeglasses

 Simcoe County, Corporation of, Social and Community Services Division - County-wide Assistance Dental Emergencies, Dentures, Eyeglasses 705-722-3132 ext 1109 
From Beeton 905-729-4514 ext 1109
The County of Simcoe Social and Community Services Division has allocated funding from the Social Assistance Restructuring Fund to support low income and non social assistance recipients with health related expenses for the following items; eyeglasses, dentures and dental for relief of pain. Simcoe County

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, Home at Last Program

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, Home at Last Program 705-737-5044 Helps make the transition from hospital to home * provides transportation and the services of a Home at Last (HAL) Attendant (PSW) * once at home the HAL Attendant can provide assistance with groceries, medication and medical supplies pick up, light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation * the HAL Attendant will provide the client with a package of community support services * followup within 24-48 hours by HAL supervisor 
 
VON Canada Simcoe County Branch is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS) 
 
Member of the North Simcoe Muskoka Community Support Services Coalition
Muskoka District ; Simcoe County

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program

Map RecordVON Canada, Barrie - Cedar Pointe Dr, SMART (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together)® Exercise Program Barrie SMART Program 705-737-5044 
Orillia SMART Program 705-326-7021 
Georgian Bay SMART Program 705-355-2200  
Muskoka SMART Program 705-787-1996
Program offers exercise classes to community members 55+ who wish to improve their strength, balance and flexibility, regardless of current physical ability * SMART exercise program is available in many Retirement Homes and community locations in North Simcoe Muskoka  
 
Falls Prevention: 
Exercise programs are designed to increase strength and balance and reduce the risk of a fall * a mini falls risk assessment and home hazard assessment are also offered 
 
VON Canada Simcoe County Branch is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS)
Barrie - and area ; Collingwood ; Innisfil - the part of Innisfil that is in NSM LHIN ; Midland ; Muskoka District ; Orillia - and area ; Penetanguishene ; Wasaga Beach

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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