• Doctors To Make House Calls In Winnipeg For Seniors

    One year ago - By Active Beat

    A new program from Winnipeg, Canada will see the reintroduction of doctors making house calls. The doctors will be in a team, including a home-care worker and either a nurse or a nurse-practitioner. They will be caring for 100 senior patients. There are two teams planned, called the “hospital home teams”. One will work from the Access River East health center, and the other will be out of Deer Lodge Center's seniors clinic. These are the first of a larger program set to open in other locations in the future.
    The project aims to help 100 senior patients who may otherwise have to leave their...
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