Seniors Community Health Team
Continuing Care

The Seniors Community Health Team is a team of health care professionals dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of seniors.

Our Team members include:

  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist 
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dietitian
  • Pharmacist

By visiting seniors in their homes, we:

  • Help to improve seniors’ quality of life.
  • Help seniors to stay healthy and independent at home and in the community.

Location and Contact Information

Seniors Community Health Team
Fishermen's Memorial Hospital
14 High Street Lunenburg,
NS B0J 2C0

Phone: 902-634-7015
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Who is eligible for the Seniors Community Health Team?

You are eligible if you are a senior and any of the following apply:

  • You’ve had changes in your health or abilities.
  • You are on multiple medications.
  • You are unsteady and/or have had recent falls.
  • You’ve had noticeable changes in your memory.
  • You have questions about nutrition and food.
  • You want to learn more about programs and services for seniors. 

How do I get a referral to the Seniors Community Health Team?

Any health care professionalcan refer you to the Seniors Community Health Team including:

  • Family doctor
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Continuing Care Coordinator
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist

Ask your health care provider about being referred to the Seniors Community Health Team today.

What does the Seniors Community Health Team do?

We visit seniors in their homes and may:

  • Gather a social and health history
  • Review medications
  • Test balance and strength
  • Measure blood pressure
  • Test memory skills
  • Check the home and suggest safety improvements
  • We will contact other health care providers as needed to help coordinate resources and services.

Documents and Forms