The Paediatric Health Living Program is located on the main floor of the Medical Building (West of the main building towards Golf Links Road) in Suite 104.
For questions about the Paediatric Healthy Living Program, please call (807) 684-6058.
For general questions about the Health Sciences Centre, please call the Switchboard at (807)684-6000.
Patients with mobility issues can now exercise their arms, wrists and shoulders while in bed instead of having to be moved to the gym in the Physiotherapy Department. A new, mobile arm ergometer unit, purchased through a Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant, is easily transported to a patient’s bedside for required cardiovascular strengthening and conditioning, increasing accessibility for these patients.
Children are referred to the Paediatric Healthy Living Program by a Paediatrician. The Paediatric Healthy Living Program is a two-year family-based program focused on healthy lifestyles for children and youth ages 4-17 with complex obesity. The program’s goal is to help children and their families improve their eating habits, physical activity levels, emotional well-being and overall health. Our inter-professional team (Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Dietitian, Psychologist and Kinesiologist) work with paediatric patients and families to support healthy lifestyle goals through individual assessment, counseling and group-based education.