Who We Are

SAM_9635 (centered)The Upper Grand Family Health Team provides a broad range of health-care services that focus on health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management.

Our clinical team consists of nurse specialists, dietitians, mental health therapists, nurse practitioners, health promoter, pharmacist, occupational therapist and physician assistant who are supported by administrative staff to serve the residents of Centre Wellington. We work closely with our affiliated physicians to ensure that patients are well-supported to achieve their healthcare goals.

Our Community

our community

We provide health-care services  for residents of Arthur, Elora, Fergus and surrounding areas.

New Year Resolution

New Year Resolution

Jena Docking, RKin, Upper Grand FHT With a New Year comes many resolutions. The idea of starting fresh and implementing a change can excite us! Unfortunately, only 16% of people are successful at following through on their resolutions, and many give up within one to...

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How to Manage Lower Back Pain with Exercise

How to Manage Lower Back Pain with Exercise

Adapted from an article written by Michelle Jacobs RKin, Kincardine FHT What is lower back pain? Lower back pain is one of the most common muscle injuries. Almost everyone experiences it at some point in life. The lower back (lumbar region of the spine) consists of...

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Managing Menopause with Movement

Managing Menopause with Movement

Holly DeVisser, RKin, Bluewater Area FHT Menopause can be defined as the transitional period between the reproductive and non-reproductive phases of life in women.  Some terminology that is sometimes used to describe the phases of the menopause transition include...

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“The specialist that I was able to access through the Family Health Team’s Telemedicine program allowed me to stay within my community and helped me avoid a trip to London to get the care that I needed.”

 

– Pauline D.

“Thank you to the Family Health Team staff who worked closely with my family doctor to help get my blood sugar under control, explain how my diet can keep me healthy and connect me with resources in the community to obtain financial supports.”

– George J.

“I really enjoy the weekly Stepping Out classes led by the Family Health Team Health Promoter that give me a chance to enjoy the outdoors, mingle with people in my community and take care of my health”.

– Frank T.

“The care that I received from my mental health therapist was truly great. She really listened and helped me find ways to deal with my thoughts and feelings”.

– Greta H.

“Thank you for having a very personable female nurse practitioner on staff. It gives my teenage daughters and myself someone to talk to about female issues”

– Anonymous

“Very personable, always friendly and welcoming. We are extremely happy with the staff”

– Anonymous

“I’ve been to many medical offices in my life & find this one to be the best one I’ve visited!”

– Anonymous

“Office Staff are always very friendly”

– Anonymous

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