Our Foot & Wound Care Specialist, Cherie Servant, RPN, IIWCC, FCN, DE provides exceptional specialized care for patients of the East Elgin FHT. Cherie assesses and treats patients who have foot concerns or wounds related to chronic diseases, such as Diabetes. Cherie is able to treat those patients who have poor circulation, fungal nails, corns, calluses, warts or those with a sore/ulcer that just won’t heal. She provides preventative disease management, such as Doppler or monofilament testing. Patients within this program will receive immediate treatment recommendations during each visit.
At the East Elgin FHT, our Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are dedicated to increasing access to pre and post-natal health care for pregnant women and new mothers. The goal is to increase access to health care, preventative care and promote health by providing comprehensive medical care until 32 weeks gestation as guided by the antenatal record. Our NP’s use the Rourke Baby Record, which is a system many Canadian healthcare professionals use for well-baby and well-child visits for infants and children from 1 week to 5 years of age. Children at the Family Health Team will receive comprehensive care and immunizations during their well-baby and well-child visits.
At the East Elgin FHT, our Nurse Practitioners (NP’s) are dedicated to providing increased access to services for our “at risk”, homebound seniors, 65 years plus.
Gina Allen is the EEFHT’s Social Worker. Her goal is to provide mental health counseling services for all patients at both the Aylmer and Straffordville locations. Gina counsels patients who are struggling with life events or who are diagnosed with mental health illness and are showing a marked decrease in their daily ability to cope.
Here at the Ease Elgin FHT, our goal is to provide our Diabetic patients with comprehensive care utilizing our interdisciplinary team of healthcare providers. The Diabetic Program is designed specifically for our patients living with pre-diabetes or diabetes, with the objective of decreasing complications associated with the disease, which helps to improve long-term health outcomes.
Our Registered Dietition, Jessica Glover, provides information in this workshop for those caregivers interested in learning more about how to safely introduce healthy solids to babies. This class provides awareness about Canadian dietary guidelines on when to introduce different solids as well as provides interactive, hands-on activities to provide education to each caregiver.