Not to mention you. It really is a Team Approach.
To assist health service providers to function within a collaborative interdisciplinary setting in order to enhance their ability to deliver effective, appropriate, and quality health care services for patients.
Our Vision Is That The STAR Family Health Team Will Be A Recognized Leader In Delivering Comprehensive, Team-Based, Patient-Centred Primary Care That Is Adequately Resourced, Effective And Coordinated.
At the STAR Family Health Team we offer services from a variety of allied health professionals to ensure you get the care you need. These include:
A Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides care to patients of all ages with a focus on preventing disease, promoting good health and curing illness. Nurse Practitioners play an important role in helping you to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, and to understand and/or treat your illness.
As a member of your health care team, NP's offer a variety of health care services including the ability to:
A Registered Dietitian (RD) is a regulated health professional with a Bachelor's degree specializing in food and nutrition, who has also completed an internship program and passed a national exam. Some RDs also have a Master's degree in nutrition.
To practice in Ontario, RDs must be registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
RDs are experts in nutrition, and can provide you with advice, education, and plans that relate to both food and a healthy lifestyle.
Here are some of the things you can speak with a Registered Dietitian about:
The STAR Family Health Team counsellors are registered mental health professionals who are trained and authorized to practice Psychotherapy. Our team is made up of Registered Psychotherapists, Social Workers and a Psychological Associate. Who you see is determined by a number of factors, including where you live and the reason you are coming for counselling.
Counsellors are able to see patients with a wide range of mental health-related problems. They can work with individuals (children, teens, adults and seniors), couples and families.
Common reasons for referral to the counsellor include:
stress or anxiety
A Family Health Team (FHT) is an approach to primary health care that brings together different health care providers to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for you - the patient. Our team consists of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills within the clinic to provide you with the very best and most up-to-date care, when you need it.
The services focus on primary health care including disease prevention, health promotion and disease management.
Yes. Family Health Teams are a team approach to health care where your doctor will be able to focus on your complex medical problems but you'll have access to different health care professionals according to your needs.
Yes. After hours care is available evenings Monday-Thursday and Saturday mornings by appointment only for rostered patients of STAR Family Health Team. Information regarding after hour clinics is available here.
Not necessarily. Sometimes you may see another member of our interdisciplinary team such as a nurse practitioner, mental health clinician or registered dietitian within your circle of care.
Please contact the office where you scheduled your appointment.
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Please visit our Programs and Services page and select the program you are interested in. You will see details on Registration there.
The registration process and requirements varies between program.