Diabetes Service Directory

Healthy Aging Resource Team (HART)
River East /Transcona

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Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services

On‐Site Care and Education Service Providers Available

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720 Henderson Hwy
Winnipeg, MB R2K 0Z5
Phone: (204) 940‐2114
Fax: (204) 940‐3629
www.wrha.mb.ca/community/seniors/services-hart.php

Service overview:

Healthy Aging Resource Teams provide community-based health promotion with adults age 55 years and older. The role of the team is to increase awareness about injury and illness prevention, and provide support for management of chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes. Healthy Aging Resource Teams consist of two health care professionals such as a nurse, occupational therapist or dietitian. Teams hold health clinics, support group workshops and events at a variety of community sites including apartment blocks, malls, seniors’ centres and churches. Individual assessments, support and referrals are also offered.

Eligibility:

Residents of River East, Elmwood and Transcona, age 55 years and older.

Fees:

None

Referral Process:

  • Self‐referral
  • Referral from any health care professional or social service agency

Diabetes Self-Management Support:

  • Diabetes Support groups (topics include healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and monitoring)

  • Individual Diabetes Management Counselling (topics include healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and monitoring)

  • Physical activity information and referrals

On‐site care and education service providers available:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist

Updated September 2017

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