Sunridge Multidisciplinary Teams

The following allied health team members are available at Sunridge.

  1. Health Management Nurses (Dawn & Donna): Comprehensive assessment of patients with many medical conditions. Care coordination, health coaching, patient education on health care and wellness, smoking cessation, weight management, advocacy, self-management support and developing care plans. Self-Referral’s Available. (Patients must be 18 or older)

  2. Behavioural Health Consultant (Lynne):  Counselling for depression, anxiety, stress, relationships, addictions, anger, grief/loss and trauma. (Can see children with consent from parents)

  3. Respiratory Educator (Kathy):  Aids in diagnosis of Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD), asses for control of Asthma/COPD, test smokers at risk, Asthma or COPD education. (Can see children under 18)

  4. Mental Health Therapist (Jan):  Counselling for chronic pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and addictions. Teaching stress reduction and relaxation techniques. (Patient must be 18 or older)

  5. Pharmacist (Christelle): Medication review and counselling, chronic pain education, tobacco cessation, health coaching. Certified Diabetic Educator: education/management of diabetes, insulin starts or management. (Patient must be 18 or older)

  6. Social Worker (Barbara): Resource counselling, advocacy and application support. Advance care planning; dementia care discussions; supportive living; caregiver issues/challenges. (Patient must be 18 or older)

  7. Diabetes Educator (Maureen): Diabetes support and counselling for patients with Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes on two or more diabetes medications, insulin starts, and recurrent or severe high or low blood sugars. (Patient must be 18 or older)

  8. Dietitian (Lynda): Sees patients with: Pre-diabetes/diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, food allergies/intolerance, gastrointestinal disease (Celiac Disease, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), acid reflux), Irritable Bowel Disease (IBS), malnutrition, nutrient deficiencies, unexplained weight loss, liver disease.  (Patient must be 18 or older)