The Paediatric Health Living Program is located on the main floor of the Medical Building (West of the main building towards Golf Links Road) in Suite 104.
For questions about the Paediatric Healthy Living Program, please call (807) 684-6058.
For general questions about the Health Sciences Centre, please call the Switchboard at (807)684-6000.
Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, renal patients now have access to new tuck-away belts that comfortably and safely house the patient’s catheter, keep it clean between uses, and hold it in the appropriate position on the abdomen. Over 100 belts have been purchased to provide to patients who can’t afford them. As well, aging hemodialysis machines are replaced annually through grants from the Health Sciences Foundation.
Children are referred to the Paediatric Healthy Living Program by a Paediatrician. The Paediatric Healthy Living Program is a two-year family-based program focused on healthy lifestyles for children and youth ages 4-17 with complex obesity. The program’s goal is to help children and their families improve their eating habits, physical activity levels, emotional well-being and overall health. Our inter-professional team (Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Dietitian, Psychologist and Kinesiologist) work with paediatric patients and families to support healthy lifestyle goals through individual assessment, counseling and group-based education.