Clinical Nutrition Program

Details about our one-on-one services are below this notice. Current virtual program offering – you can watch the presentation on the Mediterranean Diet on YouTube by clicking here. https://youtu.be/zyQm3xGV7CMs: 

About the Clinical Nutrition program

Registered dietitians are university trained, to provide evidence-based advice and counselling about diet, food and nutrition.

Our Registered Dietitians provide a wide range of counselling services including:

  • Nutrition across the lifespan – pregnancy, infant and child nutrition, picky eating, older adult care e.g. unintentional weight loss, malnutrition
  • Digestion problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux, Celiac Disease, diverticulitis etc.,
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Nutritional deficiencies such as iron deficiency

How to Access:  No Physician Referral is Required

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral
  • Self-referral by phone or in person

Program Activities and Services:

  • Individual visits (in person, home or telephone) for assessment, management and teaching related to nutritional concern
  • Group workshops

 Goals for Participants:

  • Achievement of best possible nutritional status
  • Management of nutrition related condition(s)

 Team:

  • Registered Dietitians

 Patient Resources

Unlock Food www.unlockfood.ca

5 Tips on where to find resources about food’s impact on mental health

 

COVID 19 Updates

For up to date information on where to find Covid vaccination clinics please click here to go to the HKPR website.

To download a receipt of your vaccination click on this link and have your health card ready.
If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, please wear your own mask (homemade or otherwise). Please ensure the mask covers both your nose and mouth. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Read an interview about these new vaccines with our Dr. Smith, the COVID-19 Vaccine Physician Lead for NFHT.

Local COVID-19 Testing Centres Go To Appointment Only

For information on where to get a COVID-19 test,  please click here.

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

 

New group: Understanding Low Mood & Depression is the 1st step towards feeling better. A supportive, skills based, goal oriented 6-week group program starting Nov. 17 from 1 to 2:30pm. For further info call Kathy at 289-252-2139.

 

Virtual Support Group: to join this online Zoom group on Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm  please click this link.

 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

 

UNMASKING THE TRUTH: how to properly reuse, store and wash your cloth mask
NFHT’s Brooke Mitchell, D.Ch and Tanis Twiddy, NP created this webinar. For a copy of the presentation including video links, please click here. Click here for a highlight poster of Fast facts for masks.

What’s Happening in Our Community

The Colborne outreach clinic will open April 6. Learn more, including the services planned for this location by clicking here.  

 

Assess the risk of visiting others during the pandemic – use this online tool developed by experts to determine the risk level of a visit, particularly to seniors or those with chronic illness.  www.covidvisitrisk.com

 

Grocery shopping for seniors only and delivery service is available in Northumberland’s stores. Click here for a detailed list of hours. 

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

NFHT Career Opportunity

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Temporary Parental Leave Contract

Starting May 2021
Please click here for full details on our careers page.

 

 

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