Programs & Services for Patients

Our interdisciplinary health professionals provide sessional programs for patients that are looking for specialized support and education.

Programs with a * are available at the both the Pembroke and Eganville locations. 

See the information below on programs that are currently in effect or soon to begin. Contact the main office (613-585-3530 or 613-735-8051) for more information.

Picked Red Apples

Lynn Connor & Darlene Denis-Friske

Craving Change

This 3-part workshop will focus on exploring and creating a more positive relationship with food.  Led by our Registered Dietician and Registered Psychotherapist, various topics will be considered, including "understanding why we eat the way we do, food as comfort, comfort without food, and behaviour patterns related to eating.

Healthy Food

Lynn Connor

Healthy Eating Program*

Our Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator offers nutrition counselling for a variety of health issues including: diabetes, pre-diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, weight management, gastrointestinal health, osteoporosis, fatty liver, anemia, GERD, gout, and metabolic syndrome.

Connie Daiken and Lynn Connor

Hypertension Program*

Our two practitioners have training through the Heart and Stroke Foundation to provide the assessment and ongoing support for hypertension management.  We also have a 24-hr Blood pressure monitor for screening purposes. 

Intensive Diabetic Care For Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Connie Daiken and Lynn Connor

Diabetes Clinic*

Our Certified Diabetes Educators provide counselling and guidance to manage Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes.  We also offer counselling for pre-diabetes.  We offer both individual and group counselling, and family members are most welcome.

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Emily Liddle

Chiropody Clinic

The chiropody service offers complete foot assessments, preventive education, as well as treatment for several conditions such as corns, warts, calluses, fungal infections, ingrown toenails, thick toenails, foot/toe deformities, heel/foot pain and foot ulcers.

Darlene Denis-Friske and Kristine Dewar

Mental Health Counselling Program*

Supportive counselling services are available by referral via our two Registered Psychotherapists to rostered patients of the West Champlain Family Health Team.

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Kathy O'Connor, NP; Connie Daiken, RN; Darlene Denis-Friske, RP; Kristine Dewar, RP; a representative from the Alzheimer's Society, Dr. Lori Moeck, and Dr. Fahamia Koudra

Memory Clinic*

Our memory clinic is a comprehensive assessment of those individuals who may be experiencing some memory impairment.  A full cognitive assessment, including driving safety, is conducted.  Familial support resources are provided, and the overall goal of this clinic is to help those with memory difficulties maintain their independence and quality of life.

Healthy at any age

Kathy hummel

Lung Health Program

Facilitated by our Registered Respiratory Therapist, our Lung Health Program provides education and support to individuals diagnosed with COPD and Asthma.  Patients receive education to enable self-management and improve quality of life.

Darlene Denis-Friske and Kristine Dewar

Working With Emotions DBT Program

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) was originally developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan, and is considered to be an effective therapy in helping people manage overwhelming emotions.  This is a 12-week group program that requires referral from your primary care provider.

Beach Meditation

Various interdisciplinary professionals

Mind and Body Fitness Program

This 8-week group program will offer a wellness focus with a different health team expert each week, followed by 40 minutes of moderate to high intensity exercise.

Fitness Class

Kathy Hummel and Connie Daiken

Moderate to High Mobility Exercise Class

Senior's fitness classes are provided by our two certified Seniors Fitness Instructors.  Classes are currently being held online, but will resume in-person following our re-opening plan.  Ask your provider about this class and any other fitness class.

Kathy Hummel and Connie Daiken

Low Mobility Exercise Class

The low mobility class is suitable for those who wish to be more mobile, steady, and maintain their independence and functional abilities.  Classes are ongoing on Wednesdays from 1-2 PM. 

2010 - present

2010 - present

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Functional Fitness

Kathy Hummel and Connie Daiken

This class incorporates functional exercises that will promote flexibility, strength building, and balance which will help participants with activities of daily living. 

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Falls Prevention

Lynn Connor, Connie Daiken, and supported by Physiotherapist Donna Saal

This program is very popular because it's fun!  It is based on education and exercise sessions that help seniors reduce the risk of falls,  and increase their independence again.

Smoking Cessation (Quit Support)*

Kathy Hummel and Connie Daiken

This program provides education, support, and counselling to those individuals interested in quitting smoking or reducing  the harm from smoking.  Our two trained counsellors follow the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC) guidelines.  Options for treatment are detailed and free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is also available.