Services A-Z

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About HHHS - Working with partners and accountable to our community, HHHS promotes wellness and provides access to essential, high quality health services.

About HHHS Foundation - The Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that dedicates time and expertise to have better health care and hospital facilities.

Access to Information and Privacy - As of January 1, 2012, HHHS became subject to Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Accessibility - Accessibility Standards for Customer Service Ontario Regulation 429/07, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA).

Accountability - We support the sharing of information about our budget and improvement plans to ensure ongoing transparency and accountability.

Adult Day Program - The Adult Day Program provides a structured, therapeutic and individualized day program for adults who are living at home.

Auxiliaries - HHHS is supported by two auxiliaries: the Haliburton Hospital Auxiliary and the Minden Health Care Auxiliary.

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Balanced Fitness Program - A twice-weekly program combining gentle seated and standing strength, balance, and movement exercises.

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C. difficile - C. difficile definition, causes, precautions and our commitment in the Infection Control Department at HHHS.

Careers at Haliburton Highlands Health Services - Work at Haliburton Highlands Health Services. View public and internal positions available.

Community Health Partners - Haliburton Highlands Health Services community partners.

Community Programs - We offer a wide range of health and support services to residents of Haliburton County.

Community Support for Seniors - Haliburton Highlands Health Services supports for seniors and adults.

Contact and Locations - Contact Haliburton Highlands Health Services. Find contact information and information about HHHS locations.

Contact Us - Contact HHHS Foundation by mail, email or phone.

COVID-19 - COVID-19 guidelines, prevention and updates from Haliburton Highlands Health Services

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Diabetes Education Network - The diabetes education team is made up of a Registered Dietitian, two Registered Nurses and Clerical Support.

Diners Club - This program provides a nutritious meal at a central location on pre-arranged days. Meals are at a fixed price and set menu.

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Emergency Departments - Minden and Haliburton Hospital Emergency Departments each provide 24 hours/day, 7 days per week of emergency care.

Ethics Committee and Consultation - HHHS has established an Ethics Committee, that can assist individuals, families and staff to work through difficult decisions.

Events and Campaigns - Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation fundraising events and campaigns.

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Falls Prevention Program - Learn about fall prevention and balance exercises in this free 12 week program at Haliburton Highlands Health Services

Family Councils - A Family Council is an organized, self-led, self-determining, democratic group composed of family and friends of the residents of long term care.

Feedback - HHHS is committed to responding to client concerns in a positive and supportive manner, consistent with the HHHS Mission, Vision, and Values.

Foot Care Clinic - Nursing foot care can be arranged for seniors 55 years of age plus and anyone 18 years of age who lives with a disability.

Foundation News Archive - Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation news archive.

Friendly Visiting - Our "friendly visitor" volunteers offer emotional support and friendship to those who are feeling isolated or alone.

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Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network - The Haliburton GAIN clinic provides Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments for frail seniors living at home (not Long Term Care).

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Haliburton Hospital - Location information for Haliburton Highlands Health Services administration offices including mailing address, phone and fax numbers.

Having a Test - HHHS offers X-ray, Bone Mineral Densitometry, Echocardiography, and Ultrasound services as part of the Diagnostic Imaging Department.

HHHS Foundation - Learn about the Haliburton Highlands Health Services foundation including programs, events, news and contact information.

Highland Wood Long-Term Care – Haliburton - Highland Wood provides 30 Long-Term Care beds in Haliburton, Ontario.

Home Help and Maintenance - Home help and home maintenance for seniors (55+) and adults (18+) living with disabilities.

Hospice and Palliative Care - HHHS works with partners to deliver programs that offer compassionate care and support for people facing a life-limiting illness.

Hospital - Haliburton Highlands Health Services hospital services, acute care, and emergency departments in Minden and Haliburton, Ontario.

Hyland Crest Long-Term Care – Minden - Hyland Crest provides 62 Long-Term Care beds in Minden, Ontario.

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In-Patient Department - In-patient hospital oversight and care is provided by physicians from the Haliburton Highlands Family Health Team and HHHS staff.

Infection Control - Handwashing is still the best protection against infection. Learn about infection control, C. difficile, MRSA and VRE at HHHS.

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Leadership (Board and Management) - Information about Haliburton Highlands Health Services management and Board of Directors.

Long-Term Care - Hyland Crest and Highland Wood are Long-Term Care facilities operated by HHHS, providing RN, RPN, and PSW services.

LTC Admissions Process - Placement to Highland Wood and Hyland Crest, as well as wait list information, is provided through the Central East LHIN’s Home and Community Care.

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Meals on Wheels - Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to seniors 55+ and adults with disabilities, new moms, and their caregivers.

Mental Health Services - Mental Health Services supports clients and families experiencing mental health challenges.

Minden Hospital - Haliburton Highlands Health Services Minden emergency department. Entrance on Deep Bay Road in Minden, Ontario.

MRSA - MRSA definition, causes, precautions and our commitment in the Infection Control Department at HHHS.

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News Archive - Haliburton Highlands Health Services news archives.

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Partners - Haliburton Highlands Health Services regional and community health partners.

Patient Transportation - Arranging for transportation home following an emergency visit, appointment, or hospital stay is every patient's responsibility.

Patient’s Bill of Rights - The primary objective of Canadian health care policy is to protect, promote and restore the physical and mental well-being of residents of Canada.

Physiotherapy - The goal of physiotherapy is to maintain, restore and maximize strength, function, movement and overall well-being.

Privacy - HHHS Privacy Office is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information under the custody or control of the HHHS.

Privacy & Confidentiality - Health information of our patients deserves to be treated with respect and sensitivity and our patients' privacy must be protected.

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Quality and Patient Safety - HHHS is proud of its record of providing excellent care within Haliburton County.

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Recent News - Recent news from Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation.

Regional Partners - Haliburton Highlands Health Services regional partners.

Residents' Bill of Rights - In Ontario, long-term care homes must follow a law called the Long-Term Care Homes Act. It includes a Residents' Bill of Rights.

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Safety and Security - Haliburton Highlands Health Services offers safety and security programs in the community.

Send Best Wishes - Send best wishes to someone you care for at Haliburton Highlands Health Services.

Services A-Z - Use this handy alphabetical index to browse through our list of services.

Shop to Give - Help Haliburton Highlands Health Services this year. Choose from one of our shop to give programs.

Social Recreation Drop-In - We provide multiple activities for our clients, designed specifically to promote ongoing mental and physical wellness.

Staff Resources - Useful links for Haliburton Highlands Health Services staff.

Strategic Plan - We take pride in being a pillar of the community and in the respect that the community holds for us.

Support for Caregivers - Get the support you need when caring for family and friends.

Supportive Housing and Assisted Living - These programs are securely partnered with Home and Community Care and networked to various other community health care services.

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Telemedicine - Haliburton Highlands Health Services staff, physicians and patients may continue to benefit from telemedicine.

Transportation - Transportation services are available for seniors and adults with disabilities and/or illnesses, as well as their caregivers.

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Visiting Guidelines - Our visiting guidelines have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volunteer Application Form - To get started as a volunteer for HHHS, please contact the Coordinator of Volunteer services.

Volunteer Opportunities - We have a variety of exciting volunteering opportunities and invite you to explore the possibilities.

Volunteers - Volunteers are always welcome. Contact our Coordinator of Volunteer Services to find more information about offering your valuable time.

VRE - VRE definition, causes, precautions and our commitment in the Infection Control Department at HHHS.

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Ways to Give - Donate to the Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation.

What to Bring to the Hospital - Patients are asked to bring the following when they come to the HHHS Emergency Departments