Community Paramedicine

What is Community Paramedicine?

The Community Paramedicine program is an initiative intended to close the gaps often seen in our communities by expanding the roles of EMS professionals. The Community Paramedic adapts to the needs of each client through collaboration with the client’s Primary Health Care team, resulting in better care for the client which will lead to fewer hospital admissions and visits.

What does a Community Paramedic provide?

  • Wellness Checks
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring & Blood Glucose
  • Monitoring
  • Fall/Risk Assessments
  • Recommendations and Referrals to other

Frequently Asked Questions about the Community Paramedicine Program

How do I access Community Paramedicine
services?

Referrals are required to receive Community Paramedicine services. Clients can be referred to the program by:

  • Home Care
  • Primary Care Provider/Physician
  • EMS
  • Primary Health Care Team
  • Other Health Care Professionals
  • Self-Referral
Heartland Health Region EMS Sites Currently Offering Community Paramedicine Services:

Biggar, Davidson, Eston, Kerrobert, Kindersley, Outlook, Rosetown, and Unity

Contact your local EMS Service for more information!

Privacy Policy

Protecting the privacy of your personal health information is important to the Cypress Health Region (the “Region”).

 

The Region will only collect, use and disclose your personal health information:

1. When:

2. As required or authorized by law.

The Region will not otherwise collect, use or disclose your personal health information unless we have your consent.

 

The Region strives to keep its’ employees, physicians and affiliates aware of your privacy rights by offering education and having in place policies and procedures designed to protect the integrity, security and confidentiality of your personal health information. This includes a policy restricting access to your personal health information by only those who have a need to know for an authorized purpose.

 

If you wish to obtain further information about the Region’s privacy policies and your privacy rights, we encourage you to visit our privacy page or contact our Privacy Officer at (306) 778-5169 or 1-888-461-7443.  You may also wish to contact the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner at 1-877-748-2298 or visit them at their website.

 

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Links to the websites below are provided for the information and convenience of visitors to this site.

The Cypress Health Region does not assume responsibility for the accuracy of content of other sites, which are linked here. We strongly suggest that the best source of medical information is your personal or family physician.

3S Health

Accreditation Canada

Asbestos Registry

The Arthritis Society

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Choose Wisely Canada

Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc.

Health Canada

Health Canada Kids

Health Card Application

Health Quality Council (HQC)

Heart and Stroke Foundation

MedSask

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan

Patient Safety Institute

Resources for Nurses

Saskatchewan Health

Society for Progressive Supranuclear Paisy

Saskatchewan Surigcal Care Network

Sites of Professional Associations:

Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan

Canadian Dietetic Association

Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Service

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Saskatchewan Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers

Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapy

Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

Swift Current Newcomer Welcome Centre

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