Simcoe County, Corporation of

Site: Midhurst Administration Centre

Service: Community Paramedicine Home Visit Program

Record #: MID0340
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2023


Description (Service) Community Paramedics apply their specialized training and skills in the community, outside of their traditional 9-1-1 emergency response role, to support people with Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Diabetes.

Through this program, Community Paramedics visit a patient's home and offer comprehensive in-home health assessments, including checking vital signs, blood work, provide vaccinations, and help clients understand how to manage their health conditions.

Community Paramedicine goals include:
  • Improving quality of life and well-being
  • Reduce patient exacerbations and crisis requiring 911 response
  • Reduce emergency department visits and hospital admissions
  • Collaborate with patients' family doctors reducing the need for clinic visits
Examples of Community Paramedicine programs available within the County of Simcoe include:
  • Outreach services for frequent 911 callers,
  • In home chronic disease management including preventative care and education,
  • Connection to relevant health/social resources and services in the community, and
  • Health care system navigation

Service Details

Hours Administration Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application If you, your family member, or your patient requires in-home support to manage chronic CHF, COPD and/or Diabetes, complete the online referral form or call 705-726-9300 ext 1579
Languages English
Fees Service - Call for information

Address and Location

Located In Community Springwater
Address & Map
Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26
Springwater, ON
Canada L9X 1N6
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Intersection Hwy 26 and Bayfield St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-726-9300 ext 1579 ; 1-866-893-9300 ext 1579, Toll free
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Mailing Address Administration Centre, 1110 Hwy 26 
Springwater, ON 
Canada L9X 1N6

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