Maple Creek

Maple Creek

Location: In Southwest Saskatchewan, approx. 137 km west of Swift Current on Highway 21 just south of the Trans-Canada Highway.

Population: 2,176 according to the 2011 Community Profiles. Statistics Canada. Government of Canada.

Location: In Southwest Saskatchewan, approx. 137 km west of Swift Current on Highway 21 just south of the Trans-Canada Highway. Population: 2,176 according to the 2011 Community Profiles. Statistics Canada. Government of Canada.

Chinook Regional Library

Information:

The Chinook Regional Library is dedicated to providing inclusive and welcoming services that strengthen and conserve lifelong learning in our communities.

Programs/ Services Offered:

  • Free public access to wifi
  • Occasional programs for children or adults
  • Summer reading club

Swift Current Branch offers these additional programs:

  • Children’s story times,
  • Puppet shows
  • Book Clubs
  • Internet instruction sessions
  • Knitting classes
  • EAL cafe
  • Meeting place for community programs or groups
  • Seniors outreach
  • Teen programs

Chinook Regional Library

Information: The Chinook Regional Library is dedicated to providing inclusive and welcoming services that strengthen and conserve lifelong learning in our communities. Programs/ Services Offered: Free public access to wifi Occasional programs for children or adults Summer reading club Swift Current Branch offers these additional

Cypress Health Region – Adult Day Program

Information:

The Adult Day Program assists individuals who are coping with changes in their physical health, aiding them to continue to live in their own homes by providing a variety of supportive programs in a safe, secure environment.

The program provides respite for the at-home caregiver as well as physical and mental stimulation for the client.

The Adult Day Program provides support for individuals with memory impairment and dementia, as well as benefits those who are socially limited, physically compromised, or cognitively impaired.

Attendance is based on need and space availability. With the exception of statutory holidays, the Adult Day Program operates Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Day Programs are offered in many of the long term care facilities within the Cypress Health Region. If you or your family feel that these services would benefit you and would like more information, you may contact the Home Care Case Manager for the program nearest you.

Cypress Health Region – Adult Day Program

Information: The Adult Day Program assists individuals who are coping with changes in their physical health, aiding them to continue to live in their own homes by providing a variety of supportive programs in a safe, secure environment. The program provides respite for the at-home

Cypress Health Region – Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

Information:

Healthy living focuses on prevention, the management of chronic conditions, encouraging support for self-care and the understanding that factors outside of the health system can influence individual and community health. It is about keeping you well, rather than just treating you after you have become sick. As the Cypress Health Region works toward bringing a primary health care approach to more and more communities, you may see some changes in how you access care. One of these changes is a more deliberate, formalized health care team approach. This approach gives you access to a team of health professionals, including some you see already (like a family doctor or nurse practitioner) and maybe some you haven’t considered before (certified diabetic educator, pharmacist, physiotherapist, midwife, health educator, or dietitian).You are not alone, let’s work together toward a healthy lifestyle and manage chronic conditions effectively

Programs:

Cardiac Program

  • Group classes offered several times per year
  • Risk assessment identification – participants identify their heart hazards
  • Positive steps toward making healthy lifestyle choices
  • Gain knowledge of how the heart works, risk factors, common tests and procedures, activity, medications, heart healthy diet, stress management

​​​Community Nutrition Program

  • One on one & group counseling
  • Label reading, portion distortion
  • Healthy eating and weight management
  • Diabetes, heart disease, cancer & other special medical needs
  • Normal nutrition throughout the life cycle

Diabetes Program

  • Individual counseling for inpatients and outpatients
  • Self-management counseling on blood glucose monitoring, nutrition, lifestyle issues, activity and medications
  • Includes type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes

Live Well with Chronic Conditions

  • A self-management program developed by the Stanford University
  • Fun and practical group class that runs 2.5 hours once a week for 6 weeks
  • Build skills for managing your health and maintaining an active and fulfilling life
  • Practical suggestions and support to build confidence in coping with everyday challenges of any chronic condition
  • Self-management skills include: symptom management, communication skills, relaxation techniques, goal setting, problem solving

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

  • Offered twice a year spring and fall
  • Participants meet twice a week for 6 weeks—one hour supervised exercise training & one hour of education

Lower Limb Assessments

  • Lower leg and circulation assessment to check blood flow and sensation in feet. Circulation testing can identify the effects of clogged arteries and veins and prevent further problems.
  • Includes foot care education and lifestyle counselling.
  • People at risk include those with diabetes, those over 60 years of age, and those with a history of strokes and heart attacks.

Group classes on healthy lifestyle and chronic disease may include:

  • Label reading, portion distortion
  • Grocery store tours
  • Gluten Free Diet
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Smart and Stroke Savvy
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Cancer prevention
  • Osteoporosis

Referral Process

Referrals to Health and Well Being programs in the Cypress Health Region may be made by self, family, physician, nurse practitioner or other health care professional. When appropriate, referrals may be made from one health care professional to another. For more information on Health and Well Being Programs please contact the Primary Health Care department. 

Outpatient and Chronic Disease Education service Referral

 

 

Cypress Health Region – Chronic Disease Management (CDM)

Information: Healthy living focuses on prevention, the management of chronic conditions, encouraging support for self-care and the understanding that factors outside of the health system can influence individual and community health. It is about keeping you well, rather than just treating you after you have

Cypress Health Region – Community Dietitians/Nutrition

Information:

The goal of the Community Nutrition Program is to promote wellness and prevent and manage disease through optimal nutritional health for the residents of the Cypress Health Region.

The Public Health Nutritionist and Community Dietitians work with individuals and communities to improve their nutritional well being, prevent disease, increase access to food and enhance personal control of health.

Programs:

  • Advice on food and nutrition
  • Identification of nutrition issues, assessment of nutritional status of individuals, development of  care plans and monitoring effectiveness of dietary changes
  • Healthy eating and weight control
  • Diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other special medical needs
  • Normal nutrition though out the life cycle (infants, preschool, school age, adult and seniors)
  • Nutrition presentations to groups
  • Chronic disease management and prevention classes
  • Grocery store tours
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Label reading, portion distortion
  • Kids in the Kitchen

Cypress Health Region – Community Dietitians/Nutrition

Information: The goal of the Community Nutrition Program is to promote wellness and prevent and manage disease through optimal nutritional health for the residents of the Cypress Health Region. The Public Health Nutritionist and Community Dietitians work with individuals and communities to improve their nutritional

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 – Mental Health and Addiction Services

Information:

ACCESSING COMMUNITY SERVICES

All Mental Health & Addiction Services are accessed by contacting:
You will be asked to participate in a phone or in-person interview to assess your needs and determine the type of services required. The Intake worker will work with you to find the right service match which will include exploration of personal and community resources as well as services offered by Mental Health & Addition programs.

MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVICES
The Cypress Health Region offers a range of services, organized in programs, to meet your needs. Mental Health & Addiction Services are funded through Saskatchewan Health and there are no costs associated. Mental Health services are directed towards those with significant and or severe mental health concerns. General mental health services include assessment, counselling, consultation, case management and referrals. Group counselling may be available and specialized services may be offered.

Community development and prevention programs are also available for members of the public or other professionals.

ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Adult program provides mental health services to individuals, 18 years or older, affected in significant ways by a mental disorder, severe stress or other problems in living. Requests for services most commonly come from people who have depression, anxiety, eating disorders, severe stress reactions or adjustment difficulties. Others seek help for problems related to physical, sexual or emotional abuse.

CHILD & YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Child & Youth provides services for children in kindergarten – up to 18 years of age. A family systems perspective is taken for child & youth and it is generally expected that parents will play a crucial role in assisting with change. In unusual circumstances, services may be provided to a child or youth without parental involvement. Mental Health concerns may include – but are not limited to: aggressive/ oppositional behavior, anxiety, depression, impacts of abuse, self-harm/ suicidal ideation, trauma

ADDICTION SERVICES – Adult and Child & Youth
Addiction services provide a range of community based programs. Some programs are for people dependent on alcohol or drugs, and others include support, education and counselling for their family members. These programs range from individual or group education and treatment, to harm reduction approaches. Other programs provide treatment for individuals with gambling problems. Addiction services will assist individuals requiring admissions to inpatient Addiction Treatment Centers. Community development and prevention programs are also available for members of the public or other professionals.

REHABILITATION PROGRAM
Community Mental Health Nurses work with clients in the community who have experienced a significant loss of social functioning due to a mental health disorder. They coordinate the range of services required to maximize the client’s level of functioning. In addition, a support group is provided to family members of individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.

PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES
Psychologists provide comprehensive assessments of all aspects of a child’s or an adult’s mental, cognitive, and neurological health. (Excluding custody issues and parental competency). Assessments are directed at providing primary workers and others with specific information on possible deficits and or / strengths to enable them to provide optimal support to the individual. Services may include counselling and a variety of cognitive-retraining approaches.

Please Note: Referrals to psychology must come from a professional working with the individual and / or family.

PSYCHIATRY SERVICES
Psychiatrists are medical doctors specializing in emotional and behavioral disorders. Psychiatrists are generally responsible for evaluation, diagnoses and medications for those with significant mental health needs in clinic and inpatient settings. Psychiatrists provide consultations to general practitioners and nurse practitioners.

Please Note: Referrals to psychiatry must come in letter form from your medical doctor or other mental health professional.

INPATIENT PROGRAM
The Cypress Regional Hospital features a 10 bed acute inpatient unit offering admission for clients with severe mental health needs. This unit is designed for clients who have more complex service needs that cannot be adequately supported in the community. A psychiatrist is on-call 24 hours per day for admissions and consultation.

RURAL SERVICES
Regular visiting professionals provide mental health and addiction services in several communities in the Cypress Health Region. These communities include, but are not limited to: Shaunavon, Maple Creek, Leader, Ponteix and Gull Lake. In Leader, a Primary Health Care Counsellor is also available to provide brief interventions and services to Adult and Rehabilitation program clients.

Telehealth Services may also be an option in your community. You can speak to your mental health professional to determine whether this is possible.

Referral Process

Please contact: 1-877-329-0005 to access services.

In case of urgent life threatening situations, please go to the nearest hospital or call 911 / RCMP. All other Mental Health services are available on a voluntary basis through community-based mental health / addiction clinics.

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Cypress Health Region – Mental Health and Addiction Services

Information: ACCESSING COMMUNITY SERVICES All Mental Health & Addiction Services are accessed by contacting: You will be asked to participate in a phone or in-person interview to assess your needs and determine the type of services required. The Intake worker will work with you to

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

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

Maple Creek Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility

Information:

  • Primary Health Care # 306-662-2829;
  • Mental Health and Addictions # 1-866-786-2510 (after hours # 306-778-9522);
  • Home Care # 306-662-5333;
  • Public Health # 1-866-786-2510; and
  • Therapies # 306-662-5829.

Universal Care Unit hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday
Lab and X-Ray hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday

Services available:

  • Emergency
  • Outpatient procedures
  • Lab/X-Ray
  • Addictions
  • Child & Youth Counselor
  • Dietitian
  • Mental Health
  • Therapy Services
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Home Care
  • Long Term Care
  • Palliative/Program Beds
  • Respite
  • Day Program

*Some services are visiting specialists that may not be offered every day. Please contact the facility for complete information on service availability

Maple Creek Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility

Information: Primary Health Care # 306-662-2829; Mental Health and Addictions # 1-866-786-2510 (after hours # 306-778-9522); Home Care # 306-662-5333; Public Health # 1-866-786-2510; and Therapies # 306-662-5829. Universal Care Unit hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday Lab and X-Ray hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday

Sask Housing Corporation

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) provides a range of programs and services to help Saskatchewan people in greatest housing need.

SHC Life Lease Program: provides moderate-income senior individuals and couples with affordable housing in exchange for a deposit and a monthly occupancy fee.

Rental Housing for People with Low Incomes:  The Social Housing Program provides safe and adequate housing to families, seniors, and people with disabilities who have low incomes.

Rental Housing for Seniors in Small Communities:  provides rental housing to individuals and couples who are 60 years of age or older. This program is offered in small communities where there are no eligible applicants for Social Housing Program units in the community.

The Personal Care Home Benefit (PCHB) provides seniors with monthly financial assistance to help them with the cost of living in a licensed personal care home.

For information regarding Housing programs in Swift Current, call 1-306-778-4584.

For information regarding Housing programs in other communities in the Southwest, call 1-306-778-4586.

 

Sask Housing Corporation

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) provides a range of programs and services to help Saskatchewan people in greatest housing need. SHC Life Lease Program: provides moderate-income senior individuals and couples with affordable housing in exchange for a deposit and a monthly occupancy fee. Rental Housing for

South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport

Information:

South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport inc. is an organization dedicated to facilitating the delivery of culture, recreation, and sport within communities of the South West District.  The South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport works with community leaders, volunteers and youth to help grow local sport, culture and recreation programs that will stick around for future generations. We offer one-on-one consultations, workshops, training, and networking opportunities. South West staff have lots of great ideas and can help communities find solutions and explore endless possibilities.

Referral Process

No referral is necessary!

South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport

Information: South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport inc. is an organization dedicated to facilitating the delivery of culture, recreation, and sport within communities of the South West District.  The South West District for Culture, Recreation, and Sport works with community leaders, volunteers and

12 Step Groups

Information:

Twelve Step programs are well known for their use in treating addictive and dysfunctional behaviours. The first 12 step program began with Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in the 1930s and has since grown to be the most widely used approach in dealing not only with recovery from alcoholism, but also from drug abuse and various other addictive and dysfunctional behaviours.

Programs:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Al-Anon
  • Gamblers Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous

Note:

** If you are looking for support around Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) issues please connect with one of the AL-Anon meetings listed.**

** If you are a friend or family member and wish to attend an A.A. meeting to find out what A.A. is about, you are welcome to attend any open meetings.**

12 Step Groups

Information: Twelve Step programs are well known for their use in treating addictive and dysfunctional behaviours. The first 12 step program began with Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in the 1930s and has since grown to be the most widely used approach in dealing not only with

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