North Simcoe Muskoka Self Management Programs

Site: South Georgian Bay Community Health Centre

Service: Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions or Chronic Pain

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-422-0900 ext 108
Toll Free Phone 1-833-474-2242 ext 108
E-Mail dsm@sgbchc.ca
Website www.nsmselfmanagement.ca
Located In Community Wasaga Beach
Address Ramblewood Medical Centre
14 Ramblewood Dr, Unit 202
Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 0C4
 
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Intersection Ramblewood Dr and 45th St S
Contact Information
Primary Contact Christa Heigenhauser, Program Coordinator
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Due to concerns regarding COVID 19, this program has been suspended until further notice 
 
Healthy living series for individuals living with Diabetes, Heart Disease, Arthritis, Chronic Lung Disease, Asthma, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain and other long-term illnesses 
 
Two separate 6-week programs: Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain and Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions 
 
Self-management programs cover topics such as:  
* managing symptoms 
* dealing with emotions 
* exercise and nutrition 
* pain management 
* breathing techniques and muscle relaxation  
* communication and problem-solving 
* medication usage 
* treatment decisions  
* planning for the future 
* goal setting and more 
* sleep management 
* understanding acute and chronic pain 
 
Meet and learn from others with chronic conditions and/or chronic pain * Each week the group learns skill to better manage symptoms, the challenges associated with this and ways to improve their quality of life * Varied times and locations throughout North Simcoe and Muskoka 
 
Support persons are also welcome
Hours COVID-19 Fully closed
Areas Served Barrie ; Christian Island ; Collingwood ; Midland ; Muskoka District ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene ; Ramara ; Wasaga Beach
Boundaries North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN boundaries
Eligibility Best suited for adults
Application Contact main office, email or visit website to register
Languages English ; French - Interpretation, Programs
Fees None - All programs are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Other Details
Established 2015
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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