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Welcome to Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services !

Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services is an integrated healthcare provider that includes the Chapleau General Hospital, the Bignucolo Residence, Turning Point, Cedar Grove Apartments, the Chapleau Medical Centre and the Foleyet Nursing Station.

Father's Day ATV Raffle

1st Prize: 2017 Honda TR X500 ATV
2nd Prize: Weekend Getaway to Washington, D.C
Draw date: Friday, June 23, 2017

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Click here to buy tickets online.

Congregate Dining Event


We are having a congregate dining event for seniors on
Wednesday May 21st. Click here for details.

STAND UP! A Fall Prevention Program for Seniors

Are you concerned about your balance? Are you afraid of falling? Have you already fallen? If you answered yes to any of these questions, and you are an older adult (65 and over) living in your own home, the STAND UP! Program can help you!

STAND UP! is a FREE exercise and information program for older adults and it runs twice a week for 12 weeks. This program is offered by Chapleau Health Services and the North East Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) and is led by trained facilitators. To learn more, you are invited to attend a short information session on May 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm or May 24, 2017 at 10:00 am at Cedar Grove.

For more information or to sign up, please contact the Occupational Therapist at (705) 864-3090.

Mental Health First Aid Basic Course

Mental Help First Aid (MHFA) is a 2-day certification course designed to help people better understand mental illness, respond effectively to a mental health crisis and provide support for people struggling with mental health problems.

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Mental Health Week

May 1st to May 7th 2017 was the 66th annual Canadian Mental Health Association's (CMHA) Mental Health Week to #GETLOUD. This year's focus was on reducing wait times for services and reducing stigma associated with mental health. The staff at Turning Point were busy all week getting the word out about mental health. On Tuesday, May 2nd, Turning Point held their first open house and invited the public to see the office, meet the clinicians and learn about programs and services. During mental health week complimentary coffee, tea and snacks were made available for vistors, including a door prize.

SSCHS Revamps Senior Transportation Van Program

Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services (SSCHS) was recently approved as a designated Third Party Agency by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care under the Northern Health Travel Grant Program (NHTG). This designation will allow clients of the Senior Transportation Van to sign Section 4 of their Northern Travel Grant for the costs of the travel to be covered directly by the program.

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Drivers Needed

Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services is looking for two different types of drivers. Volunteer drivers for our Senior Transportation program to transport seniors to their out-of-town medical appointment, and paid drivers to transport non-urgent hospital patients to out-of-town medical appointments.

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Congregate Dining Program

The Congregate Dining Program is a subsidized sit-down meal and social provided for seniors. The program runs one day per week every two weeks at our Cedar Grove dining room.

Volunteers are needed to assist in setting up the dining room, accepting payments from participants, assisting in serving the plated meals (all cooking is done by a cook), and finally assisting with clean up. The whole process takes approximately 4-5 hours one day a week every two weeks.

This program depends on the assistance of volunteers in order to be delivered in our community. If you can volunteer, please contact Chapleau Health Services, at 705-864-3061 or chapleauhr@sschs.ca and complete our volunteer orientation.

Improving Cancer Services

A recent Canadian Cancer Society study predicts that during the 25-year period between 2005 and 2039 the number of cancer patient is expected to double for patients 65 years of age and above. By knowing this information now it allows us to plan for tomorrow. The hospitals goal is to partner with Cancer Care Ontario to provide Oncology Services to patients in our community needing chemotherapy and to provide palliative care services to those needing it at the end or their life.

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Drop Off / Pick Up Zones at Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services Entrances

SSCHS is committed to ensuring our services are safe and accessible to everyone requiring our assistance. SSCHS provides two areas where patients can be dropped off or picked up. These zones are located at the main entrance of the hospital for patients/ visitors and the side entrance for emergencies.

For the safety of those picking up or dropping off patients/visitors, parking in the front of the main hospital entrance and the side emergency entrance is strictly prohibited. Patients/ visitors may be dropped off or picked up but then the driver must park in the visitor parking lot. The drop off/ pick up zones must be kept clear for Ambulance, Fire, and the Handi-Transit bus so as to ensure the safe flow of traffic.

If a hospital staff requests for you to move your vehicle to the correct parking area, please comply. Vehicles may be towed from the Hospital at any time if they interfere with the safety of our patients and the safe operation of traffic at SSCHS.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Chapleau Health Services is now Smoke-Free!

As a health care organization, our primary focus is the health of our community and it's for this reason that smoking is no longer permitted anywhere on SSCHS property. This includes Chapleau General Hospital, Chapleau Medical Center, Bignucolo Residence Courtyard, and areas previously designated as smoking areas. The smoking ban also includes parking lots and personal vehicles parked on SSCHS property. All patients, visitors and staff members are required to leave the hospital property entirely, if they wish to smoke.

Violators of the policy may be asked to leave the property and also may be given trespassing orders if they do not comply with the policy. All nurses at the Family Health Team are trained to offer the "STOP" smoking cessation program to rostered patient. Community members who are not rostered with the Family Health Team are encouraged to see their family doctor regarding options that may help them in their efforts to quit smoking.

We thank everyone for your support in maintaining a healthy, smoke-free environment.

For more information, please email communications@sschs.ca

Health Care Connect

For free and confidential health advice or general health information you can call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nursing staff at the hospital cannot give health advice over the phone.

Where should I go when I need immediate and unscheduled care?

In Chapleau you have options:

For true emergency issues, please present to your nearest emergency department or call 911

If you are a patient of Drs. Doris Mitchell, Kendra Saari and Stephen Saari, and you have an urgent but not emergency issue; please contact The Chapleau & District Family Health Team at 705-864-0210 for same day access appointments.

The same day access service is available only to rostered patients of Drs. Doris Mitchell, Kendra Saari, and Stephen Saari.

If you are not currently a patient but would like to become one please contact 1-800-445-1822 to register or register online at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/ms/healthcareconnect/public/

For your regular medical appointments (e.g. prescription renewals, general health checks, chronic disease management, etc.) please call your usual health care provider to book a regular appointment.

Patients of other physicians not listed above should contact that physician's office to get specific information about their patient access.

Scent-Free Policy

Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services is scent-free. Scented products contain certain chemicals that can cause serious problems for people with asthma, allergies, migraines and environmental illnesses. We encourage visitors, employees and volunteers to voluntarily refrain from using scented products.

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