Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Releases "Better Together” 2016-2019 Strateg

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) has released its 2016-2019 strategic plan entitled Better Together: Embracing Change Through Our Potential. The 27-page document outlines the organization’s mission, vision and core values, as well as a collection of international, national, local and organizational data that assisted the Board of Directors and staff members in determining LGCFHT’s strategic directions: 1. Improve the health of the community be delivering high quality care 2. Increase preventative care initiatives 3. Engage patients to optimize services 4. Increase transparency through brand revitalization 5. Transform workplace culture 6. Cultivate bold, innovative

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Renown Doctor Marla Shapiro for Herpes Z

(Pictured: The LGCFHT team was excited to welcome Dr. Marla Shapiro yesterday for a Lunch and Learn session about the herpes zoster (shingles) vaccination. From left: Bev Delaney, RN, Dr. Marla Shapiro, Sonia Lidlow, RN.) On Thursday, February 2, the Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) welcomed celebrity Dr. Marla Shapiro to its Brockville site for a lunchtime educational opportunity for all staff members. According to Linda Bisonette, LGCFHT Clinical Program Manager, Shapiro provided an excellent presentation on the subject of herpes zoster (also known as shingles), where she shared her intense belief that the vaccine should be offered to most patients over the age of 50

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Launches New “Aging at Home” Program

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) is pleased to announce the launch of its new “Aging at Home” program, a home-based care service for rostered LGCFHT patients in Brockville and Gananoque who require alternative care delivery. The focus of the program is to assist patients who may have difficulty accessing the clinics or are at high risk for hospitalization, says Nancy Campbell, the Nurse Practitioner leading the program. “Aging at Home seeks to link individuals with resources, education and provide care in their home,” says Campbell. The program includes: Home visits Physical assessment Medication review and management Chronic disease management Episodic illness car

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