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 Marianne Walsh, Physiotherapist; Phone: 705-734-9690 ext 293
Alternate Contact Kelly Stones, Program Receptionist; Phone: 705-734-9690 ext 291
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
* The BCHC has postponed all in-person group programs and workshops until further notice

BCHC Services Available
* Social Work – All one-on-one social work counselling appointments will be conducted via phone. Same day appointments are also being provided. To access services, ask your family physician or nurse
* practitioner to send a counselling referral on your behalf or call reception at 705-734-9690
* Physiotherapy – All physiotherapy appointments have been cancelled at this time and wellness checks will be completed by phone from the Physiotherapists as needed
* Dietitian – All appointments will be conducted via phone or video conferencing
* Diabetes– All appointments will be conducted via phone or in person if requested by the patient. All patients will be actively screened for COVID-19
* Virtual Visits-Some appointments are being made available through e-visits or OTN via the desktop computer. In person OTN visits are temporarily not being scheduled

Primary Care Appointments
* If you need to book an appointment with your Physician, Nurse Practitioner or the clinic Nurse, all bookings must be done over the phone. The BCHC will not be open to walk-ins seeking an appointment, as we will be doing active screening prior to each appointment
* Your request 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
* If you are scheduled for an in-person appointment, you will be 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 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

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 in-person appointments suspended

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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