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Organization: North Lambton Community Health Centre  
Phone Numbers: 519-786-4545
After Hours: 519-464-9440 (for registered clients)
Fax: 519-786-6318
Email: nlinfo@nlchc.com
Website: www.nlchc.com
Address:
59 King St W, Unit 3
Forest, ON
N0N 1J0
Intersection: Main St S and King St W
Location: Forest
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Wed-Fri 8am-4:30pm * Tue 8am-8pm
Executives: Kathy Bresett - Executive Director
kbresett@nlchc.com
Service Description: Health centre focused on family and community health * health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses * referrals to other local health services and personal development groups

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Breastfeeding Support - Counseling for breastfeeding mothers * phone calls or home visits * breast pump rentals * discussion of the effects of foods and medications on breast milk

Clinical Dietitian - Nutritional information and education * one-on-one, couple, or family sessions for people with food and health-related concerns

Healthy Living Programs - Garden Fresh Box * hypertension (high blood pressure) classes * Healthy Weights * Healthy Heart * cholesterol classes * smoking cessation classes

Older Adults Programs - Falls prevention * physical activity * social groups * volunteer program

Mental Health Counseling - One-on-one, couple, and family counseling * mental health screening and assessments * short-term and long-term counseling * confidential (open to everyone)

Prenatal and Child Wellness Programs - Baby and Toddler Food Workshops - Teaches how to make your own baby food * Car Seat Safety Workshops * Healthy Start Prenatal Classes - Series of six-week classes, in partnership with Lambton Public Health, on healthy living during pregnancy, labour, delivery, and postpartum care
 
Boosting Balance and Bone Health - Program run by an Occupational Therapist, is a 4-week program to learn about how you can improve your balance and strength, and maintain your independence * A speaker from Osteoporosis Canada will be presenting along with a Pharmacist, an Occupational Therapist and a Registered Dietitian
 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Rehab Program - Education and exercise rehabilitation, education, and support program for people diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) * uses spirometry to confirm diagnosis * smoking cessation * one-on-one or group education programs * support for families and support workers of people living with COPD
 
Clinical Medical Services - Family doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurses (for registered clients)
 
Diabetes Education Program - Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitian on staff
 
Indoor Walking and Low Impact Exercise Program - Fitness and recreation programs * exercise to strengthen muscles, the heart, and the lungs * gentle programs for older adults
 
Low Impact Exercise Program - Program helps people increase cardiovascular, building strength and endurance and increasing range of motion activities, improve balance - meeting two times a week for one hour in different locations and communities * Open to any person, regardless of age - mostly seniors attending * Led by trained volunteers through the Centre for Activity and Aging at University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario * Programs runs from beginning of October to end of April each year * Social interaction is a large part of the program
 
Master Your Health - Chronic Disease Self-Management Program - Includes programs for diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) * sessions to learn ongoing self-care * includes information about coping, health guidelines, medication usage, working with health professionals, and informed treatment decisions
 
Occupational Therapy Services - Home Safety Assessments * Falls Prevention program

Meeting: Incorporated Board of Directors comprised of volunteer members of the community meets monthly

Annual General Meeting is held in June
Fees: Most medical services covered by OHIP * some fees for other programs
Application: Call or visit * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies per program
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Lambton County, Forest, Kettle Point, Thedford, Arkona, Warwick, Camlachie, Port Franks  
See Also: Community Health Centres

This information was last completely updated on May 26, 2017

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Primary Health Care Priority Populations: -Seniors -First Nations -Farm Families -Families with Young Children