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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


Condition Specific Info / Support - Kidney /Renal Disease

BC Renal agency

The BC Provincial Renal Agency (BCPRA) plans and monitors the delivery of province-wide kidney care services.more info

Address / Contact Info
BCRenal agency
700 - 1380 Burrard Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K2
Phone: (604) 875-7340
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Dialysis Unit NRGH

Dialysis Unit NRGHmore info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 755-7691
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Education, Urology
Community Headings: Education

Kidney Care Clinic

Nanaimo Kidney Care Clinic
Registered nurse, renal dietitian, social worker and unit clerk on-site; 2 nephrologists, with offices in the same complex, will see patients at the Clinicmore info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo Kidney Care Clinic
#14 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5L5
Phone: (250) 739-5828
Fax: (250) 739-5762
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Urology

Renal Services

Responsible for providing care, education and support to patients living with kidney disease. It cares for patients and families using a specialized multidisciplinary team which includes nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers, nephrologists and support staff.more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website

The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Today, the Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national health charity committed to kidney health and to improved lives for all people living with kidney disease. Our vision for the future is an enduring legacy of those dedicated volunteers who, 40 years ago, started out with a compelling cause and the resolve to make a difference.more info

Address / Contact Info
200-4940 Canada Way
, Burnaby , BC, V5G 4K6
Toll-free: 1-800-567-8112
Fax: (604) 736-9703
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