Physical Health Resources

We’ve collected local resources about Physical Health, available therapies, available programs, and more – just for you!

Take a look below at the resources provided, and if you are looking for something that isn’t listed, contact us and we’ll see if we can find anything for you.

Shared Health COVID-19 Resources

Important links and resources to assist you navigate COVID-19 Health concerns including COVID-19 Screening Tools and updated Manitoba Government Covid Bulletins.

Doctor Finder Program

It is important during the COVID-19 pandemic to stay connected with your health care team.  If you are looking for a home clinic in Manitoba, Family Doctor Finder can help you find one.  Family Doctor Finder can make it easier for you and your family to find a team of healthcare professionals (including family doctors and/or nurse practitioners) as part of home clinic that provides you with a base for your health care needs.

Communication Health and Aging

Why Is Communication Health Important?

We experience the world through our senses, by communicating with each other and with our surroundings. We use communication to learn, to express ourselves, to work and to build and nurture relationships.

Communication disorders can have a significant impact on our physical, emotional, social, vocational and financial well-being. The earlier that a disorder is identified and treated, the better a person’s chances are for improvement or even recovery.

Manitoba Telehealth

MBTelehealth provides Manitobans with access to health services through the use of technologies, to overcome the barriers of distance, time, and expense.

Through the use of secure networks, MBTelehealth provides tools that connect people to the information and services they require to manage their health and well-being closer to home.

 

Resources

Nutri-eSCREEN® Eating Habits Survey for Older Adults

An online nutrition screening tool.

FREE Individual Nutrition Counselling by a Prairie Mountain Health Registered Dietician

Free individual nutrition counselling by a Prairie Mountain Health Registered Dietitian:

Call toll free at 1-877-509-7852 to book an appointment.

Canada’s Food Guide

Health Canada’s guidelines and considerations on healthy eating. The guidelines are based on the best available scientific evidence. They promote healthy eating and overall nutritional well-being, and support improvements to the Canadian food environment.

Manitoba’s Dial-A-Dietitian

Speak directly to a registered dietitian by calling to get answers to your nutrition and healthy eating questions. The service is FREE to everyone living in Manitoba.

Call toll-free at 1-877-830-2892

Oral Health

Manitoba Dental Association is the legislative self-governing body for the profession of dentistry and dental assistants in Manitoba.

“If it is in the best interest of the public then it is the best interest of the profession.”

Vision Care

Since 1998, our centre has been the only full-time Ophthalmology clinic in the Westman area, serving a catchment area of 180,000 people. Our focus is Corneal and Anterior Segment Surgery, and Dr. Rocha performs over 1,500 eye surgeries per year.

Physical Activity for Older Adults

Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults ages 65 years and older:

An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep.