Barrie Community Health Centre

Site: Barrie - Huronia Rd

Service: Chronic Pain Self Management

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-734-9690 ext 291
Fax 705-734-0239
Website www.bchc.ca
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Site Location Two story building behind the main Eagle Ridge building that houses the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic
Located In Community Barrie
Address 490 Huronia Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 6M2
 
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Intersection Huronia Rd and Big Bay Pont Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact Kelly Famiglietti, Director of Health Services; Phone: 705-734-9690 ext 224
Alternate Contact Sonia Kloosterman, Program Receptionist; Phone: 705-734-9690 ext 291
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
  • all in-person group programs and workshops are cancelled until further notice
  • some groups are being held virtually, check website or call 705-734-9690 for more updates
  • one-on-one in-person appointments are available and must be made in advance, walk-in appointments are not available
  • requests for an appointment will be triaged to determine if the appointment can be handled over the phone, using video technology or if an in-person, face-to-face visit is required
  • for in-person visits all patients will be actively screened for COVID-19 at the time of booking and again on-site at the point of entry for your appointment
  • If you have an in-person appointment scheduled at the BCHC and develop COVID-19 symptoms prior to the day of your appointment, please DO NOT COME TO THE BCHC and call the clinic at 705-734-9690 to inform reception of the change in your health
Primary Care Appointments
  • Call 705-734-9690 to book an appointment with a Physician, Nurse Practitioner or the clinic Nurse
  • for appointments with a Social Worker, Dietitian, Diabetes Educator or Physiotherapist, ask your family physician or nurse practitioner to send a counselling referral on your behalf
  • Social Work - all one-on-one social work counselling appointments will be conducted in person or via virtual appointments, same day appointments are also being provided
  • Physiotherapy - all physiotherapy appointments are available in person or via virtual appointments
  • Dietitian - all appointments will be conducted in person, via phone or video conferencing
  • Diabetes - all appointments will be conducted via phone or in person if requested by the patient
  • Virtual Visits - some appointments are being made available through e-visits OTN or Zoom
  • In person OTN visits are available by scheduling with the receptionist
Regular Service
Six week self management program with a 2 1/2 hour session each week
  • participants learn how to manage the day to day challenges of living with pain by using the tips and ideas discussed each week
  • topics include how to manage your pain, pacing and planning, different pain medications, fatigue and weight management, the easy moving exercise program, goal setting
  • meet and learn from others with chronic pain
  • offered in different locations in Barrie and area
Hours COVID-19 Response
  • All appointments made over the phone are triaged to determine who needs phone appointments, video conferencing or in-person appointments
Regular Hours
  • Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Programs: hours vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility
  • People of all ages living with chronic pain 
  • support persons, caregivers and family members welcome
Application Call for information and to register
Languages English
Fees None - resource booklet and relaxation CD included
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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