CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT
Chronic Disease Management is an integrated care approach to managing illness which includes regular check-ups, consultations, monitoring and coordinating treatment and patient role education.
Duration: 1 hour
Registration: Please Call, 519-843-3947 X 126
One-on-One Consultations are offered to any patient wishing to understand more about their chronic pain and how to best manage it. Chronic Pain Assessments are offered upon referral from your primary care provider (Physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant). Assessments are done by a multidisciplinary team with a focus on education of the neurophysiology of pain, self-management strategies, and recommendations for medication optimization when appropriate.
The information and recommendations are sent to your primary care provider in a consult letter.
- A referral is required by your primary care provider.
Date: Tuesday’s, every week
Time: By Appointment Only
Location: 143 Metcalfe Street Elora (3rd floor – enter from Geddes Street side of the building)
A personal consultation with a specialist trained in physio and occupational therapy to provide ideas, training and advice in techniques for managing arthritis. Referrals are welcomed from family physicians, rheumatologists, health care practitioners and arthritis sufferers themselves.Occasional Arthritis management education events will also be offered on topics of:Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, and Arthritis of the Neck & Spine
- Program is offered by Arthritis Society
- To Register, please call Arthritis Society of Waterloo Wellington at 519-743-4141 X 1101
Back Care Education
Duration: 3 hours
Registration: Please Call, 519-843-3947 X 116
A 3 hour interactive education program which is designed to assist people living with back pain.
Duration: 2.5 hour sessions for 6 weeks located in various different locations
To Register: Please Call 1-866-337-3318 or email email@example.com
This workshop teaches skills for living a healthy life for people with any chronic or ongoing health condition such as diabetes, heart disease, anxiety, pain, stroke, arthritis, or depression to better manage their symptoms.
Meet other people who share similar challenges and find new ways to deal with those challenges.
Topics include healthy eating, exercise, dealing with pain and fatigue, managing medications and making treatment decisions with your health practitioner, etc.
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