The staff and practitioners at Central Brampton Family Health Team are dedicated to working with you on your journey to sustained good health. We are excited to provide the following educational workshops and events. You do not need to be a patient to register. Anyone in the community can participate!

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Well-Nourished Pregnancy

Join this 1-h workshop to learn about prenatal nutrition. The focus is to provide moms-to-be with information that optimizes their health and insight into issues related to prenatal, early postpartum and infant care. The program is NOT a substitute for a childbirth education course.

Please see below for a video created by our Registered Dietitian discussing prenatal nutrition. If you have any questions that you would like to ask our Registered Dietitian after viewing this video, please call (905)-456-7111 ext 2 to schedule an appointment.

Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods

Join our Registered Dietitian (RD) for this 2-hour workshop and learn everything you need to know about introducing solid food to your baby. Best suited for parents whose baby is 2-6 months old. This workshop is held once a month via Zoom. Check out our events calendar for more information!

To register for this workshop, please call (905)-456-7111 ext 2. If you would like additional support, please book a consultation with the Registered Dietitian at Central Brampton Family Health Team.

Central Brampton Family Health Team has collaborated with Greenbelt Family Health Team to provide a virtual resource that was developed by their Registered Dietitian to provide to our community.

To access this virtual workshop and its resources, please click HERE or visit:
https://greenbeltfht.podia.com/filling-baby-s-belly-starting-solids-to-1-year

The material that we are linking to this website was created by Brandy McDevitt, RD of Greenbelt Family Health Team in April 2020. Permission to use this material was granted by Brandy McDevitt, RD who reserves all rights to the material. Access to the resources can be found HERE.

Raising a Healthy Happy Eater

Join our Registered Dietitian for this 1.5-hour workshop to learn how to manage and prevent picky eating habits in toddlers and young children. You do NOT need to be a patient to attend. This workshop is open to the community. To register, call 905.456.7111 ext 2 or fill out the form below.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 TO LEARN MORE. IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS ARE BEING POSTPONED.

Breastfeeding (BF) Café

This is a FREE program offered to patients and community members. Join our registered dietitian, Maria Rumeo-Lisi to learn about nutrition for baby and mother. Educational sessions are offered once a month via Zoom (every second Wednesday at 10 am). Check out our calendar of events page to learn more, or call 289-499-2239 to register.

Topics include:

  • The ABCs of breastfeeding
  • Nutrition benefits for baby and mom
  • Common truths and myths about breastfeeding
  • Perfecting breastfeeding positions
  • The perfectly latched baby
  • Reducing nipple soreness
  • Breastfeeding frequency
  • Benefits of breastfeeding
  • How breastmilk adapts to your baby’s needs
  • Is my baby getting enough?
  • Early milk and colostrum
  • Expressing breastmilk
  • Practical tips

Heart Health Nutrition

If you, a family member, or someone you know has high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart failure, diabetes or other heart disease-related concerns, this session is for YOU! Registration is open to the community. Call today to register: 905.456.7111 ext 2, or check out our calendar of events for upcoming sessions.

Next workshop: January 24, 2022

Click here for the flyer.

THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 to register.

Let’s Talk Diabetes!

Looking for up-to-date information on diabetes or pre-diabetes? Would you like to learn how to manage the disease and stay healthy?

Join us every month to talk about leading a healthy life with diabetes. Guest speakers include our Registered Dietitian, Registered Kinesiologist, Pharmacist and Mental Health Counsellor.

These series of workshops are open to anyone in the community. A referral is not required. Visit our calendar of events to learn more about the different sessions.

Please click here for the flyer.

THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY. CALL 905-456-7111 EXT 2 to register.

Smoking Cessation

Are you thinking about quitting smoking? Whether you are a smoker, or you just quit, we are here to help you in your journey! Our multidisciplinary team is made up of a Licensed Pharmacist, Respiratory Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker and Registered Dietitian. Please check our calendar of events for upcoming workshops.

For more information, or to book an initial appointment with a health care provider, please select one of the following options below. To download the flyer for the Gillingham Site, click here. To download the flyer for the North Park Site, click here. If you would like more information on Living Well with COPD, you can download the action plan.

Mindful Eating

This 6-week program is facilitated by our Registered Dietitian (RD) and Mental Health Counsellor (MSW). Sessions are focused on managing emotional eating and food cravings. The next session will start in the New Year in 2022 (date and time to be confirmed). Continue checking our calendar of events page for regular updates.

  • Do you eat when you’re not hungry?
  • Do you struggle with powerful food cravings?
  • Do you eat to cope with your emotions?
  • Are you frustrated by diets that just don’t work?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Mindful Eating group may be for you! In his group, you will learn about:

  • what is mindful eating
  • the benefits of mindfulness and how to practice mindful eating
  • how to become more in tune with your body
  • powerful skills that can help you manage even your toughest food cravings
  • how to find balance and heal your relationship with food

Building Self Esteem

Registration for this program is now closed. Information about the next mental health & well-being group will be posted shortly. Stay tuned for more details!

 

Mental Health Webinars

Central Brampton Family Health Team is proud to announce that the Coping Conversations Webinar Series has won a 2020 Bright Lights Award presented by the Association of Family Health Teams in Ontario. Click HERE to learn more!

Join this webinar every week to discuss healthy strategies that support mental health and well-being. Each session is led by a Mental Health Counsellor who is also a Registered Social Worker (MSW). These interactive sessions will help participants learn and utilize helpful skills and tools to deal with every day life situations.

You will have the opportunity to join the conversation, or just listen in. For more information, check out the calendar of events.

Seniors’ Wellness Series

Starting in January 2022, Central Brampton Family Health Team will be offering a series of presentations to address seniors’ wellness. Presentations will be geared towards older adults, as well as family members and caregivers.

Topics will include:

  • Nutrition
  • Fraud prevention
  • Advanced care planning
  • Applying for Long-Term Care (LTC)
  • Fall prevention
  • Osteoporosis Risks, Prevention & Treatment (take the quiz!)

You will have the opportunity to join via Zoom, telephone or in-person (in compliance with Public Health recommendations). For more information, visit the calendar of events, or call (289) 499-2239. To download the flyer for the Seniors Wellness Series, please click here.

Lung Health Foundation – Physical Activity Video

Physical activity is especially important for individuals who have conditions that impact their lungs. This video shared by the Lung Health Foundation in collaboration with the Abilities Centre in Whitby is for those living with a chronic lung condition who are unable to access safe and suitable exercise programs in their communities at this time.

If you would like to register for any upcoming workshops, please fill out the form below. You will receive the Zoom link via email once you register online.

    Registration Form