Kapuskasing Diabetes Education Center

COORDINATOR: Ms. Sylvie Charpentier RD, CDE

LOCATION: Upper Level, Special Services Area

TELEPHONE:

E-MAIL: kdec@nt.net

FAX: 705-337-4093

WEBSITE: http://nt.net/kdec/kdec.html

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The Kapuskasing Diabetes Education Centre (KDEC) is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for persons affected by diabetes.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

KDEC is located in the administration wing of Sensenbrenner Hospital and operates on a part-time basis. The Registered Dietitian and the Registered Nurse are both Certified Diabetes Educators and they are available to educate patients/clients and family members about all aspects of Diabetes Management.

The centre offers individual assessment, counseling, education, support, group workshops, information and resource material related to diabetes. The voice mail system is available for messages twenty-four (24) hours per day.

Call 337-4023 for more information or services.

SERVICES PROVIDED

Member of the Northern Diabetes Health Network, the part-time community based program offers for the adult population an ambulatory care program of Diabetes assessment, counseling, education, support, group workshops, information and resource sharing. Bilingual programs are available to patients/clients, family members, caregivers and the community. KDEC hours are from 08:00 to 16:00 Monday and Tuesday.

DROP IN CLINIC

Tuesday from 1pm to 4pm, no appointment necessary.

 

French

 

C. difficile Rates:
March 0.00 per 1529 patient days

 

MRSA:
April to June 0.00

 

VRE:
April to June 0.00