Pembroke Regional Hospital

Site: Barry's Bay - St. Francis Memorial Dr

Service: Renfrew County Diabetes Education Program

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Supports for people living with pre-diabetes or diabetes 
Education Clinics: certified diabetes educators, including registered dieticians and nurses * work in cooperation with physicians, pharmacists and family members * individual and group appointments * referrals and telehealth sessions with specialists for advanced care 
Education on: 
• diabetes control 
• healthy living and eating 
• hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) 
• hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) 
• common emotions 
• physical activity 
• medications 
Outreach Sites: screening assessments to determine risk of developing diabetes * individual and group education and counselling
Sup. Description Program is delivered across 5 hospital sites and 15 outreach sites in Renfrew County including  
* Pembroke Regional Hospital  
* Deep River and District Hospital  
* St. Francis Memorial Hospital  
* Renfrew Victoria Hospital  
* Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital  
* Arnprior Villa in Arnprior *Quail Creek in Renfrew  
* Family Health Centre in Calabogie * Carressant Care in Cobden  
* Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre in Killaloe  
* Whitewater Bromley Community Health Centre in Beachburg  
* Algonquins of Pikwakanagan Family Health Team in Golden Lake  
* Petawawa Centennial Family Health Team  
* Petawawa Senior's Apartments  
* Fairfield’s Eganville & Area Residence in Eganville  
* Supple's Landing  
* Heritage Manor and Riverview Heights retirement residences in Pembroke  
* Miramichi Lodge  
* Marianhill in Pembroke * total catchment area includes approximately 100,000 residents in Renfrew County
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * evening scheduling is possible
Areas Served Barry's Bay
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older
Application Self-referral and/or physician/provider directed
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Covered by Ontario Health Card
Waiting List Average wait time is 3 weeks * high priority clients are seen within 1 week
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-855-293-7838
Fax 1-855-293-7839
Primary Contact Janet Lynch, Diabetes Educator, RN, St Francis Memorial Hospital; Phone: 613-756-3045 ext 240
Primary Executive Danielle Rae, Vascular Health Coordinator; Phone: 613-732-3675 ext 6530; Email:
Legal Name Pembroke Regional Hospital
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Barry's Bay
Address & Map
St. Francis Memorial Hospital
7 St. Francis Memorial Dr
Barry's Bay, ON K0J 1B0
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Intersection St. Francis Memorial Dr and Siberia Rd
Mailing Address c/o Renfrew County Diabetes Education Program 
Pembroke Regional Hospital 
705 Mackay St 
Pembroke, ON K8A 1G8
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Wheelchair accessible parking, automatic doors at entrances
Parking Pay parking lot
Other Details
Established 1978
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Diabetes ; General Health Education Programs ~ Diabetes
Accreditation Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Organization Info
Elections The board of directors is elected

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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