Wise Elephant Family Health Team
What is a Family Health Team (FHT)? According to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care: A Family Health Team 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. Designed to give doctors support from other complementary professionals, most Family Health Teams consist of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills so that you receive the very best care, when you need it, as close to home as possible. Why choose a Family Health Team? The advantages of enrolling your family with Wise Elephant FHT include: Access to comprehensive care in a state of the art facility that is close to home. Access to a multidisciplinary team of health professionals collaborating to bring you and your family the best possible comprehensive care (mental and physical) under one roof. Your health information is well organized and shared securely between the health professionals you may be seeing at WEFHT. WEFHT offers extended care hours to provide healthcare and wellness services/appointments at more convenient times for you and your family. Other advantages of enrolling in a Family Health Team include: Provision of your health information so that you and your family can make informed decisions on how to manage your diverse health care needs. Services and activities in health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the management of chronic diseases, such as diabetes and asthma. FHTs improve the coordination of health care by better linking you to other parts of the health care system when needed. Our Team: WEFHT is pleased to provide our enrolled patients with access to our interdisciplinary clinical team of: Family Physicians Nurse Practitioners Registered Nurses Registered Dietitians Pharmacist Psychologist Psychotherapist Chiropodist Our Vision We will provide quality, efficient and compassionate care to our community because YOUR HEALTH MATTERS.