20 www.dryden.ca DRYDEN REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE 807.223.8200 58 Goodall Street “Improving quality of life through excellence in rural health care delivery” Visit www.drhc.on.ca for more information FAMILY HEALTH TEAM: 223-7406 The Dryden Area Family Health Team provides patients and community members access to a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and allied health care providers who assist patients to self-manage the day-to-day challenges associated with chronic illnesses. Appointments can be made for consultations on blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, lunch health education, blood sugars screening, nutrition counselling, immunizations, wound care, prenatal and well- baby care and counselling services for relationships, stress management and life changes. www.dafht.on.ca DRYDEN REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE AUXILIARY: 223.8201 EXT 1272 Dedicated to supporting the provision of care at the DRHC, this volunteer group runs the Gift Shop and manages the vending machines in the lobby. DRYDEN REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION: 223-8808 Donations to the hospital equipment fund are gratefully accepted and can be made online www.drhc.on.ca, by mail (P. O. Box 3003 Dryden, ON P8N 2Z6) by phone or in-person. ONCOLOGY SERVICES The Oncology Unit is a satellite of the Northwestern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre in Thunder Bay. The unit is a 5-chair outpatient department providing comprehensive care for patients living with cancer. Cancer care provided includes chemotherapy treatments, assessments, teaching, follow-up, community education and supportive care. PATIENT AND FAMILY ADVISORY: 223-8201 EXT 2260 Patient and Family Advisors work in partnership with the administration, staff, Medical Staff and Board of Directors to improve quality and safety by adding the patient’s point of view, perspective and experience into service and quality improvements across the organization. DINGWALL MEDICAL CLINIC FAMILY HEALTH ORGANIZATION: 223-2258 www.dingwallmedicalclinic.ca EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: Physician is on-site from 08:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. and available for urgent and emergency cases 24 hours/day. Patients are triaged by a Registered Nurse on arrival and will be seen according to urgency. TELEHEALTH ONTARIO: 1-866-797-0000 for 24 hour information and health advice. PHYSIOTHERAPY / OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY: 223.8201 EXT 1265 Outpatient physiotherapy and occupational therapy are offered for a variety of conditions including orthopedic, neurological or cardiorespiratory. Programs are provided under the supervision of a Registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to recover function, mobility and pain control. SEXUAL ASSAULT/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CARE & TREATMENT: EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 24 hours/day Administration Office 223-7427 Forensic evidence collection, medical and emotional care for individuals who have been sexually assaulted or have experienced domestic violence. VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: 223-8201 EXT 1273 Volunteers contribute by greeting visitors at the Information Desk, assisting in patient care areas such as friendly visiting, water delivery, mealtime companion and walking companion, Specialty Clinic, Surgical Day Care and Oncology Support. MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES: 223-6678 Dryden Regional Mental Health and Addiction Services is a community-based agency that offers a range of client-focused programs to assist individuals in reaching their goals. Services are available for men and women, 16 years of age and older with mental health concerns and those 12 and older with addictions concerns. CRISIS RESPONSE SERVICES: 1-866-888-8988 Mental health and addictions crisis intervention, information and referrals, crisis beds, withdrawal management beds and addictions treatment. Confidential services available to men and women 16 and older, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 20 20 6