Member Spotlight: Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes

Our Member Spotlight series introduces the member organizations that have partnered with the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health team to improve the local healthcare system for our community. First up we hear from Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes CEO Barb Mildon about how their priorities align with the KL-OHT vision of providing a seamless health system forContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes”

A New Family Doctor for the City of Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes, June 15, 2022: Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Luke Johnson will begin practicing with the Kawartha North Family Health Team (KNFHT) at their Fenelon Falls clinic starting July 2022.   Dr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Carleton University (2009), his BachelorContinue reading “A New Family Doctor for the City of Kawartha Lakes”

Introducing Jackie Beckett and and Susan Randall

We are pleased to announce that two new employees have joined the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team this month. Please join us in welcoming Jackie Beckett and Sue Randell to the team! Read more about Jackie and Sue below.  Jackie Beckett – Decision Support Specialist Jackie has a decade of experience working in multiple healthContinue reading “Introducing Jackie Beckett and and Susan Randall”

National Volunteer Week 2022

Did you know that April 24-30 is National Volunteer Week? This week is an opportunity to celebrate all the volunteers in Canada and thank them for the difference their passion and dedication makes in our communities. At Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team, we have a wonderful group of dedicated volunteers that sit on a number ofContinue reading “National Volunteer Week 2022”

Nutrition Month 2022

Did you know that March is Nutrition Month? Beginning back in the 1970s, Nutrition Month has evolved into a national effort to raise awareness about the importance healthy eating, with focuses on food, nutrition, and the important role dietitians play.    The theme for Nutrition Month this year is Ingredients for a healthier tomorrow,which aims toContinue reading “Nutrition Month 2022”

How to Find a Family Doctor in Kawartha Lakes

The Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative is the lead organization for family doctor recruitment and retention in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Their vision is that all City of Kawartha Lakes citizens have access to a local family doctor. The KLHCI has created guidance on how residents can find a family doctor in Kawartha Lakes.Continue reading “How to Find a Family Doctor in Kawartha Lakes”

Meet our new Virtual Wellness Connection Coordinator

Christine Keenan – Virtual Wellness Connection Coordinator Please join us in welcoming Christine Keenan to the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team!    Christine was the recent Executive Director of Fenelon Court LTC where she has spent the last 20 years. Some of her previous roles include Recreation, Staff Education, and Business Manager. Christine enjoys workingContinue reading “Meet our new Virtual Wellness Connection Coordinator”

Meet our new Digital Health Project Manager

Raymond Dolch – Digital Health Project Manager Please join us in welcoming Raymond Dolch to the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team!   Ray is the Digital Health Project Manager for KL-OHT and an Integrated Care Manager with the eHealth Centre of Excellence. He has 5 years experience working in a change management capacity directly withContinue reading “Meet our new Digital Health Project Manager”

Community Paramedic Remote Patient Monitoring Program Update

The Community Paramedic team continues to grow, with two new Community Paramedics recently joining the team. This will allow to a greater reach in our community and for more patients to be added to the program. The Community Paramedic team conducts pro-active, scheduled home visits, wellness assessments and phone calls to high need patients followingContinue reading “Community Paramedic Remote Patient Monitoring Program Update”

Virtual Wellness Connection Update

We recently welcomed Chrystal Simpson as our new Virtual Care Program Lead. She has been hard at work expanding the program and engaging with existing clients. To date, the program has assisted over 40 people in enhancing their health and social connections with technology and internet support. Some of those clients were also assisted to register forContinue reading “Virtual Wellness Connection Update”