Barrie Community Health Centre

Site: Barrie - Huronia Rd

Service: Diabetes Management Centre - Diabetes Education and Management

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • BCHC has postponed all in-person group programs and workshops until further notice, including Kitchen Conversations 
  • some groups are being held virtually, check website or call 705-734-9690 for more updates  
  • Diabetes - appointments will be conducted via phone call or virtually by Zoom, in person appointments may be available if requested by the patient.  
  • Community Dietitian –appointments will be conducted via phone call or or virtually by Zoom 
  • My Best Weight –appointments will be conducted via phone call or virtually by Zoom, in person appointments may be available if requested by the patient
 
Regular Service 
Patient-centred education and support to individuals living with Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Prediabetes or Gestational Diabetes  
  • provided by a team of Endocrinologists, Registered Dietitians (Certified Diabetes Educators) and Registered Nurses (Certified Diabetes Educators). 
  • Provide information and education around healthy eating, exercise, monitoring blood sugar levels, role of medications and insulin we well as other lifestyle factors 
  • insulin pump program site 
  • Group programs include: 
    • Kitchen Conversations - watch as Dietitians cook new recipes to taste and take part in conversation on a Diabetes-related topic
Service Details
Public Comments 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
Hours COVID-19 Update
  • Office Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
  • Program hours vary, call for information
Regular Hours
  • Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Program hours vary, call for information
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults with Type 1, Type 2 or Gestational Diabetes as well as those with Prediabetes
Application Call for an appointment, self-referrals are accepted
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Two story building behind the main Eagle Ridge building that houses the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
490 Huronia Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 6M2
 
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Intersection Huronia Rd and Big Bay Point Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-734-9690 ext 283
Fax 705-719-4877
Website www.bchc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BarrieCommunityHealthCentre/?ref=hl
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/bchchealthconnect/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BarrieCHC
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCorp0MhUrsPHAr2RAxraiLA

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