Dollars At Work

We are proud to support so many vital programs delivering excellence in patient care across Peterborough City and County.

More than $500,000 has been raised since our partnership with Peterborough Family Health Team began in 2009 to support programs including:

  • Youth Sports Concussion Program
  • INR Clinics (Stroke Prevention)
  • Cardiovascular Health & Wellness
  • Mindfulness for Mental Health
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Senior Care
  • FHT to Quit Smoking Cessation Program
  • Patient Transportation Fund – Ensuring patients suffering from anxiety & depression have transport to and from every appointment
  • Grand Rounds – Weekly medical education sessions for local healthcare providers from September to May

The Foundation has also granted just over $330,000 in capital equipment across the 35 locations of Peterborough Family Health Team:

  • 56 Blood Pressure Monitors – Ensuring the most accurate blood pressure readings
  • 24 Vaccination Refrigerators – For on-site storage ability
  • 20 Transport Chairs – Supporting patients with mobility issues
  • 100 Hearing Amplifying Headsets – For residents in long-term care
  • 18 Power Exam Tables – Ensuring accessibility and quality of patient care
  • 17 AEDS (Defibrillators) – For emergency medical intervention in case of sudden cardiac event
  • Bilichek System – To detect neonatal jaundice at the Partners in Pregnancy Clinic
  • Handheld Ultrasound – To offer service on-site at the Partners in Pregnancy Clinic without additional appointment and referrals to hospital
  • Updated equipment for Ontario Telemedicine Network – Enabling patients to see clinicians via satellite that saves on patient travel time and costs

Stay tuned for our full list of 2017 & 2018 program funding.

 

Mail donations to:

Your Family Health Team Foundation
185 King Street (Jackson Square), 5th Floor
Peterborough, ON  K9J 2R8

Please reference which doctor or Family Health Team member you would like to recognize in the cheque memo or include a note of thanks in the envelope

or

Online

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Please use the drop down menu to indicate the Doctor & Family Health Team Appreciation fund and under “Dedicate Your Donation” who you would like to recognize