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PEFHT Programs

The Prince Edward Family Health Team currently offers a number of programs including:

Cardiac Rehabilitation:Cardiac Rehabilitation is a 12- week, secondary disease prevention program consisting of exercise and education by a multidisciplinary team.  The program is proven to improve participant’s quality of life and to facilitate the adoption of a healthy and active lifestyle following a cardiac event.

CCP (Coordinated Care Program)Provides predominantly home-based care and coordination of care for the most frail residents with multiple co-morbidities and higher socio economic need.  Palliative care is an integral part of this program

Clinical Nutrition: Registered dietitians empowering patients in making appropriate food choices for disease prevention and the treatment of nutrition-related conditions.

Diabetes Education: A comprehensive diabetes management program aimed at supporting patients and families, in their diabetes self-management, through education, medication adjustment and collaborative goal setting.  To work closely with clients and their families living with diabetes in PEC, along with their physicians and nurse practitioners.  We promote self-management and improve quality of life through education, motivation and through supporting behavioral change in clients and families living with diabetes.

Direct Primary Care - NP Clinic: Patients needing primary care service by nurse practitioner same day access.

Health Promotion: The role of the Health Promoter is tailored and continuously adapting to our patients’ needs.  To promote health we will extend our reach into the community.  Overall aim to empower those in Prince Edward County to increase their control over, and improve their own health.

Heart Function Program: provides ongoing outpatient care for patients who have heart failure or are at high risk for heart failure.  Goals are to increase the patient understanding and empowerment to optimize medical treatments, improve/maintain quality of life, and reduce Emergency Department visits and hospital admissions for acute heart failure.  This program covers inpatient reviews for Quinte Health Care Picton site.

Higher Risk Foot Care Program: A comprehensive lower limb and foot exam for patient with diabetes and/or peripheral vascular disease to determine their potential risk of foot complications secondary to diabetes and/or peripheral vascular disease.

Lung Health: A comprehensive lung health program aimed at early detection, reduce advancement of disease and implementation of self-management approaches to manage through the spectrum of condition progression through to palliative care.  For those living with or at risk of developing lung disease to have the best quality of life possible.

Maternal Infant Child: Education for prenatal care, birthing information, breastfeeding support and well baby visits.

Memory Clinic: Program that provides timely assessment and diagnosis for patients with suspected cognitive impairments and/or dementia.

Mental Health: Promote mental health awareness and illness prevention in the community and counselling of patients in an individual or group setting..

Palliative Care: Palliative Care Program is to provide quality, seamless palliative care for patients and their families.

Pharmacy Service: Identify, prevent and resolve medication related problems; provide drug information and education.

Smoking Cessation: The PEFHT smoking Cessation support services provides individualized support and education for smokers of all ages, who are interested in quitting.

Visiting Consultant:Specialty Services provided by consultants that visit Prince Edward County accessible care close to home.

Wound Care: Provide quality wound care based on Best Practice Guidelines; provide patients with information to help reduce the risks of infection and other complications; develop patients skills to manage wound care at home if appropriate.

PEFHT Services

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

Self-Management Workshops

To participate in PEFHT programs/services speak to your family doctor for referral or call PEFHT reception at Harbourview Clinic  613-476-0400 ext. 0 for more information.