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Advanced Care Planning – ‘My Voice’

Information:

The Cypress Health Region’s Advance Care Planning program called ‘My Voice’ helps patients and residents to consider developing their own plan.  It also serves as a guide for making your own Advance Care Plan.  Sometimes called a living will, advanced directive, or health directive, an Advance Care Plan is a legal set of directions developed for your medical care if you are too ill or injured to communicate or make decisions.

My Voice Workbook

Advanced Care Planning – ‘My Voice’

Information: The Cypress Health Region’s Advance Care Planning program called ‘My Voice’ helps patients and residents to consider developing their own plan.  It also serves as a guide for making your own Advance Care Plan.  Sometimes called a living will, advanced directive, or health directive, an Advance

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information:

The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Referral Process

http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/cpp/apply.page
 

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information: The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information:

As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant) who would act as your representative for income tax matters.
When you authorize a representative, you are letting that person represent you for income tax matters at the level of authorization you specify, for the tax year or years you indicate. Income tax matters include issues related to information on your tax return.
 You can immediately cancel an existing authorization either at www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount or by calling us at 1-800-959-8281. You can also cancel an existing authorization by completing parts 1, 4, and 5 of this form. An authorization will stay in effect until you cancel it, it reaches the expiry date you choose, or we are notified of your death. Your representative can also immediately delete their own authorization online at www.cra.gc.ca/representatives, or make a request by telephone, in person, or in writing

Referral Process

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t1013/t1013-15e.pdf
 

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information: As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant)

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information:

The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary home care service that attempts to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of all individuals and groups we serve and which is appropriate, timely, affordable, flexible, accountable, accessible and continually strives for excellence.

Programs:

  • Case Management Upon receiving a request for services, a Case Manager will complete an assessment to identify specific individual care needs. From the assessment, a personalized care plan will be developed and implemented to provide ongoing monitoring of care for each client.  A Case Manager can also provide applications for Program Beds, Day Programs, Respite Care and Long Term Care.
  • Personal Care Personal care is provided by trained Home Care Aides and includes bathing, grooming, as well as foot and nail care. It can also include assistance with dressing/undressing and medication management. ***There is a charge for this service
  • Nursing Nursing is available as part of the Cypress Health Region Home Care Program and is provided by Registered Nurses. Focusing on family-centred health care, nursing teaches self-care to clients and their families while some special treatments are offered if prescribed by the client’s physician. *** No charge to the client for services; however, a fee is charged for certain nursing supplies
  • Physical Therapy Following an initial assessment, physical therapy may be provided by a Physical Therapist and includes ongoing assessment of functioning. Preventative and maintenance therapy programs are taught to the client, as well as their family and care providers. Individual needs are assessed and rehabilitation equipment is ordered as required. *** No charge to the client
  • Meal Preparation If an individual is unable to get out of their home or prepare their own meals, meal preparation can be provided by trained Home Care Aides. It will only be approved if specific criteria is met. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Meals On Wheels The Cypress Health Region Meals on Wheels program provides nutritionally balanced meals delivered to clients’ homes. These meals are prepared at Cypress Health Region facilities and are delivered by community volunteers. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Wellness Program/Health Counselling The Wellness Program/Health Councelling assesses your health and wellness while also promoting and encouraging adults to take steps to determine and meet their own health needs. Staffed by Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses, this service provides education opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles to help you cope with changes that come with aging and to learn to live with chronic conditions that are often a part of life. Advanced foot care is aslo available for a $5 charge.

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information: The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary

Cypress Health Region – Public Health Nursing

Information

The Public Health Nursing program focuses on health promotion and injury and disease prevention. Public Health Nursing is offered in the following communities:

  • Swift Current
  • Leader
  • Maple Creek
  • Shaunavon

Programs:

  • Immunizations
  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Management
  • Prenatal Classes
  • Postnatal Follow up
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • School Health Clinics
  • Child Health Clinics
    • Offered in: Burstall, Cabri, Climax, Eastend, Fox Valley, Gull Lake, Herbert, Leader, Maple Creek, Ponteix, Shaunavon, Swift Current, Val Marie, and Vanguard.
  • Travel Health Information and Immunizations

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted from:Individuals, Families, Schools, Social Agencies, Hospitals, Health Professionals

Call (306)778-5280 or 1-866-786-2510

Cypress Health Region – Public Health Nursing

Information The Public Health Nursing program focuses on health promotion and injury and disease prevention. Public Health Nursing is offered in the following communities: Swift Current Leader Maple Creek Shaunavon Programs: Immunizations Communicable Disease Prevention and Management Prenatal Classes Postnatal Follow up Breastfeeding Support School

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information:

Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current.

Programs:

  • Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them.
  • Physical Therapy: Physical therapy focuses on a wide range of health problems such as muscles, bones and joints, and the circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems.
  • Recreation Therapy: Recreation therapy focuses on restoring leisure independence and the overall well-being of clients.
  • Speech Language Pathology: Speech language pathology focuses on clients who need help with communication or swallowing.

Referral Process

The region’s therapy staff travel to many communities to provide services in the home locale of clients. For complete information on services available in your community please call us!

Therapy Patient Referral

Pediatric Health and Development Team – Referral Form

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information: Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current. Programs: Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them. Physical Therapy: Physical

Disability Tax Credit

Information:

If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).

 

Referral Process

To determine eligibility you must complete:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t2201/README.html 

Disability Tax Credit

Information: If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).  

Great Plains College

Information:

Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves.

Great Plains College offers post-secondary certificate, diploma, and degree programs- as well as skills and safety training across western Saskatchewan. Campuses are located in Swift Current, Kindersley, Warman, Biggar, Maple Creek, and Rosetown.

 

Referral Process

Contact a student adviser if you are interested in enrolling in a program at (306)773-1531

Great Plains College

Information: Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers children to be curious, to experiment, and to think for themselves. Great Plains College offers post-secondary certificate, diploma, and degree programs- as well as skills and safety training across western Saskatchewan. Campuses are located in

Health Care Directives

Information

A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan .

Additional Information

http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/Health-Care-Directives-final.pdf

Form

http://www.saskpalliativecare.org/pdfs/Health%20Care%20Directives.pdf

Health Care Directives

Information A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan . Additional

Ombudsman Saskatchewan

Information:

Promotes and protects fairness in the design and delivery of government services. Takes complaints about provincial government ministries, agencies, Crown corporations and many health entities. Now also takes complaints about services provided by municipal entities.

Ombudsman Saskatchewan

Information: Promotes and protects fairness in the design and delivery of government services. Takes complaints about provincial government ministries, agencies, Crown corporations and many health entities. Now also takes complaints about services provided by municipal entities.

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information:

Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies.

Program Objectives

  • Provide people with physical disabilities and certain chronic health conditions a basic level of coverage for disability related equipment, devices, products, and supplies in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Improve affordability of disability supports.
  • Ensure easy access to benefits by maintaining effective co-ordination with health professionals and provider agencies in the community and institutions.
  • Help facilitate discharge from hospital so people can return to their homes.
  • Ensure appropriate and reasonable use of SAIL benefits.

Referral Process

To be eligible for SAIL, you must:

  • Be a resident of Saskatchewan
  • Be referred for service by an authorized health care professional
  • Not receive benefits from other government agencies such as Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Worker’s Compensation Board, Health Canada (Non-Insured Health Benefits Program), or Department of Veterans Affairs

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information: Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies. Program Objectives Provide people with physical disabilities and

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information:

The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided.

Program Information:

A variety of agencies have access to funding for mentorship, however the ability to secure mentors for the service delivery proves to be problematic.  The mentorship program strives to ensure that a list of available mentors is appropriately matched to the requests that are forwarded for services. The location, time, and date are dependent upon the needs of the individuals requiring services.

Referral Process

Referrals come to the mentorship program through all agencies involved.

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information: The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided. Program Information: A variety of agencies have access to

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