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Central Intake© for Diabetes Education, Management and Care

 

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes Central Intake© provides a streamlined process for referrals to diabetes education and specialist consults.

 

 

What are the benefits of Central Intake©?

 

  • One form for all diabetes care in the region
  • One single point of contact for all healthcare providers and individuals to access diabetes education
  • Monitoring of wait-times based on Standards of Access To Diabetes Education
  • Simple and more timely access to information regarding the status of referrals
  • Better consistency and quality in reporting for assessing capacity
  • Role definitions for complex and community programs to meet the changing needs of the population
  • Stronger flow between all care providers leading to better patient care and use of resources
  • Valid data that will strengthen advocacy measures to support additional resources
  • Evaluation of benchmarks for all levels of care 
     

 

How to Refer:

 

If you have diabetes, please complete a self-referral form and either:

 

         Fax it to 519-650-3114 or 1-855-342-2387 (DIA-BETS)

                                           or

         Call 519-947-1000 x372 and speak to someone who can assist you in completing the form over the phone

                                           or

         Mail it to Unit #6--150 Pinebush Rd, Cambridge, ON, N1R 8J8

 

 

If you are a healthcare provider and would like to refer a patient, please complete all sections of the referral form and:

 

          Fax it to 519-650-3114 or 1-855-342-2387 (DIA-BETS)

                                           or

          If you would like to receive an electronic form for your EMR, please click here

                  

 

 

 

Objectives of Central Intake©

  • Streamline the referral process
  • Help build and maintain capacity for managing diabetes
  • Develop regional standards for access to Diabetes Education
  • Improve access to the appropriate care
  • Standardize data collection in order to improve quality information, monitor outcomes and implement appropriate changes

 

 

 

What are the future directions for Central Intake©?

  • To have all referrals within the Waterloo-Wellington LHIN region processed at one central location
  • To develop an electronic process for centralized booking and referrals
  • To expand Central Intake© to include other chronic diseases

 

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