WellFort Community Health Services

Bramalea Community Health Centre, Diabetes Education

Record #: CWL0274
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 10 Jun 2022

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description Supports for people living with prediabetes or diabetes * one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels, medications, healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices * registered nurse and dietitian on staff 
Teaches people with type 2 diabetes to: 
reduce risk of complications 
deal with emotions connected to having the disease 
monitor sugar levels and keep within target range 
manage stress 
control weight 
prevent and manage foot problems 
take medications correctly 
develop a healthy eating plan 
meet and learn from other people with diabetes 
Teaches people at risk of diabetes to: 
bring down glucose levels 
design a plan to lose those few extra pounds 
learn how to read labels and make healthy food choices when grocery shopping 
get moving with a regular and realistic physical activity plan 
take medications correctly
Hours Mon, Wed 8am-8pm * Tue 1pm-4pm * Thu 8am-6pm * Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Brampton
Boundaries Residents of Bramalea with postal codes starting with L6T, L6R and L6S
Eligibility Live in the area served * be a member of one or more of the following priority populations: Youth (13-25) * adults 65 years and older * newcomers to Canada (less than 5 years) * racialized communities * people facing mental health conditions or substance use issues * people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness * families who are under-resourced Residents of Bramalea with postal codes starting with L6T, L6R and L6S
Application Complete a client assessment form in person * call to make an appointment
Fees None - Most services covered by OHIP
Languages English ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu

Contact Information

Address & Map
40 Finchgate Blvd, Suite 224
Brampton, ON L6T 3J1
Intersection Bramalea Rd and Queen St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-451-6959
Fax 905-451-5217
E-Mail info@wellfort.ca
Website https://www.wellfort.ca/programs-services/diabetes-education-and-support/
Primary Contact Bonnie Loranger, Manager; Phone: 905-451-8090 ext 103
Primary Executive Kimberley Floyd, Interim Chief Executive Officer; Email: kimberley.floyd@wellfort.ca

Other Details

Established 2008
Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit


Subjects Community health centres ; Diabetes ; Educational counselling ; Health clinics