Seniors Wellness

Seniors Assessment Clinic Program

The goal of the NFHT Seniors Assessment Clinic is to help seniors and their families, living in our community, to live safely and independently in their own homes and to participate in activities that are important to them.

When you are referred to the program you will meet with the Occupational Therapist to review your current medications, health concerns and any challenges you are having in your day to day activities. Topics addressed may include home safety equipment, falls prevention, memory screening, nutrition, anxiety and depression screening, medication changes, family and caregiver support and linkages with other community resources.

This program is for: 

  • NFHT patients 65 years of age or older who live in their own home or local retirement residence

Program Activities and Services:

  • Comprehensive assessment including cognition/memory, falls risk, mobility, activities of daily living, driving screening, malnutrition, supports and mental health
  • Patient and family education and case management to support independence and wellness
  • Collaborative clinic service provided with geriatrician
  • Primary Care Memory Clinic for patients with memory impairment, cognitive impairment or dementia

Goals for Participants:

  • Patients and care givers are supported to live safely, confidently and/or fully as possible, within their “home” of choice

Team:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Social Worker
  • Physiotherapist
  • Alzheimer’s Society
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Geriatrician

How to Access:

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral

Patient Resources

 

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Saturday Pap Test Clinic for Patients of the Northumberland Family Health Team

Saturday November 9, 2019. 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

NFHT Sat PAP Clinic November 9 2019 

Osteoarthritis Information Sessions

Come learn from our Physiotherapist how to continue enjoying life despite having Osteoarthritis.

OA Workshop

4th Monday of every month.

10:00 to 11:30 am

Sodium 101

Find out other hidden sources of sodium, how to read a label for sodium and other ways you can eat to lower your bloodpressure.

Thursday, November 21st

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Sodium 101 

Mediterranean Diet Workshop

Find out how you can benefit from this style of eating.

Wednesday October 30th

1:30 to 3:00 pm

Med Diet Workshop 

Healthy Living Education Series

Come on out to learn about various Healthy Living Lifestyle topics on Physical Activity and Nutrition.

Friday October 11th 1:30 pm – Nutrition Basics

Tuesday October 15th 10:00 am – Creating Change, How to get the Ball Rolling

Friday October 18th 1:00 pm – Open Topic, Come with questions, pick our brains!

Healthy Living Workshop Series 2019

 

 

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