Home Visiting Program


Emery-Keelesdale Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Home Visiting Program is led by our group of health professionals, with the goal of providing primary healthcare at home. We provide the following services:

  • Annual physicals
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory tests (i.e. bloodwork) and prescription medications
  • Forms completion
  • Cancer screening (mammograms, colon cancer checks, etc.) if eligible
  • Post-hospitalization check ups

1. Accepting Patients for the Home Visiting Program

We would be happy to see you if:

  • Your current family doctor does not do house calls, and you would like to change to the care of Emery-Keelesdale NPLC.
  • You must reside within our catchment area: Steeles Avenue to the north, Bathurst Avenue to the east, Bloor Street to the south, and Kipling Avenue to the west. 
  • You face physical and/or psychiatric barrier to accessing primary health care as assessed by our primary health care team.

 

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2. Becoming a Patient

The home visiting coordinator will complete the intake form with you/your caregiver.

If you are a referring clinic and/or health professional, please complete the following referral form, and fax back to (647) 847 – 8467.

EKNPLC-Home Visiting Referral Form (updated June 2018)

Note: Effective June 1,2018, the home visiting program is at capacity. Therefore, please re-refer in October 2018. Thank you.

3. Appointments

  • With the clinic – the home visiting coordinator will schedule 4 regular visits per year, mirroring in-clinic visits per patient; supplementary visits will be scheduled as needed by contacting our Home Visiting Coordinator and in consultation with the Primary Care Provider.
  • Outside the clinic– should you receive health care from a provider outside EKNPLC, please advise the home visiting coordinator as soon as possible in order for us to contact these providers to complete your medical chart with up to date information

4. Contact the Home Visiting Program

Please contact the Home Visiting Coordinator at the following number: 647-476-1351 x 200, or press option 3 from our main greeting.

5. Termination:

  • Clinic termination – under rare circumstances, we may have to terminate the patient-clinic relationship. In this unlikely situation, the clinic will endeavour to facilitate your transfer of care to a suitable provider.
    Criteria for termination would be the relationship and/or home visiting environment is deemed unsafe for clinicians, patient’s repeated cancellations and seeking primary care for multiple providers.
  • Patient termination – in situations where the patient-provider relationship is not maximally beneficial, we encourage you to speak to your Nurse Practitioner related to any patient-care matters first.
  • Should you need further assistance or concerns, we invite you to contact our Lead Administrator at (647) 476-1351.

For further information, please contact our Home Visiting Coordinator at (647) 476-1351 ext. 200.

Please see our Home Visiting Program Brochure for further information: 

Home Visiting Program Brochure – rev. May 2017