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A Collaborative Team Approach

Summary

As primary care provider, you play a vital role in helping to reduce the risk of falls. Family physicians and nurse practitioners.... This is especially important since it is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity due to injuries in older adults. However, it is important to keep in mind that this process benefits from a collaborative team approach... using eConsult...

Collaboration is defined as team members working together towards a common patient goal. Activities included in collaboration include information gathering and sharing, reviewing of the client’s goals, making of clinical decisions, discussing care options, evaluating interventions, and adjusting the plan of care.

Follow the links below for more information about members of the collaborative team which includes:

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

The information contained on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your primary care provider or a qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition, or before beginning any exercise program.

Toll Free Senior Line 

 

The toll-free Seniors Information Line provides  a traditional method of speaking with a bilingual, customer-service oriented telephone agent. For basic information on government programs and services for seniors, their families and caregivers please contact:

1-855-550-0552

Tele-Care 

 

If you or someone you know requires non-urgent health advice or information, call Tele-Care. A registered nurse will assess your needs and provide information, education and/or advice as required. For access to this confidential and bilingual toll-free telephone service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week please dial:

8-1-1

For medical emergencies, immediately call  911  or visit your local emergency department.

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