18,700 Meals on Wheels meals were delivered last year throughout the Lakeshore and Essex area.
Transportation is a barrier which affects many seniors and their ability to access health care, particularly for those seniors living in isolated areas.
Tracey Bailey - Executive Director Community Support Centre
Nurse Practioners support CSC programs that help not only seniors to live independently, but improve the health of the entire community.
Lisa Ekblad, N.P. Nurse Practioner Led Clinic
The Community Food Pantry had nearly 400 visits in 2015 providing food assistance for over 900 adults and children. The Food Pantry also provides School back packs and Coats for Kids in the winter months.
Most falls occur from or near the patient's bed while trying to transfer from one location to another (i.e. the bathroom)