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In April 2009, the South West Nova District Health Authority (SWNDHA) Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Steering Committee was established to develop a strategic plan for chronic disease prevention and management. Using the British Columbia (BC) Expanded...Read More
Telehomecare is an approach developed for managing and delivering care and services at home. This approach consists of a series of clinical activities such as consultation, diagnosis, treatment, teaching, monitoring, and treatment plan follow-up. These activities are...Read More
Implementing a Novel and Supportive Program, Individualized Care for Patients with Respiratory Disease
The Implementing a Novel and Supportive Program of Individualized Care for Patients Living with Respiratory Disease (INSPIRED) program is innovative and evidence-based and uses an integrated approach to disease self-management. It enables exemplary patient and family...Read More
The Low Intensity Exercise Program (LIEP) is an innovative program being offered by the Dartmouth Community Health Team. The LIEP is grounded in Capital Health’s Our Promise in Action which articulates a commitment to build citizen capacity in the self-management of...Read More
One of the transformative initiatives undertaken as a result of Capital Health’s strategic plan was the implementation of Community Health Teams (CHTs) in Primary Health Care. CHTs were created to improve citizens’ confidence in self-managing chronic conditions and...Read More
This practice was recognized as a LEADing Practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada Advancing Professional Practice The Ambulatory Care Clinics (ACC) implemented a number of...Read More
This practice was recognized as a LEADing Practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada Interconnected Health A great contributor to the team’s success in providing quality care to...Read More
The primary objective of the DEPART [dépistage et évaluation pour l’arrêt tabagique - Screening and Evaluation for Smoking Cessation] clinics is to track cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and encourage clients to quit smoking. The secondary...Read More
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) represents a considerable burden to our health care system requiring life-long treatments and complex care. Nova Scotia has some of the highest rates of IBD in Canada; with a large majority of patients being managed by the Division of...Read More
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