The Kindersley Integrated Health Care Facility
consists of the Kindersley District Hospital and Heritage Manor located at 1003 1st Street West. Acute, long-term care, and emergency health services are provided by the Heartland Health Region
The Kindersley Clinic
is located beside the Kindersley Hospital on 1st Street West. For more information, click here
Community and Mental health services are also provided in Kindersley and surrounding area by:
West Central Crisis and Family Support Centre
116 1st Avenue West
Canadian Mental Health Association
113 2nd Avenue East
Available Health Services
The following is intended to provide you with information regarding the available health services in Kindersley (provided by Heartland Health Region) and how to access those services.
In the event of an emergency, please remember to:
Local EMS or a neighboring EMS unit will be immediately dispatched and will transport you to the nearest facility providing emergency services while providing the emergency care you need.
If you have questions in regards to your health or the health of a family member:
Call HealthLine toll-free 24 hours a day at: 1-877-800-0002 or visit online at www.healthlineonline.ca
You will speak to a Registered Nurse regarding non-emergency health questions. They can also provide advice and help you to decide if you should call 911 to access an ambulance or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Physician services are provided at the KINDERSLEY CLINIC. The Kindersley Clinic is open Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. For an appointment, call 306-463-2621. The public is urged to seek non-emergent care at the clinic.
Emergency Room Services
The emergency department of the Kindersley Integrated Health Care Facility (KIHCF) is staffed with trained Registered Nurses who have access to an on call physician 24 hours a day and are able to provide emergency assessment and stabilization services.
The KIHCF provides outpatient services. Outpatient services are typically anticipated or scheduled and require a physician order. i.e. dressing changes, suture/staple removal, or medication injections/infusions.
Laboratory and X-ray services are available at the KIHCF Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, as well as after hours for emergencies as required. Ultrasound services are also available by booked appointment.
Acute Care Inpatients
The KIHCF offers inpatient services for medical, obstetrical and surgical care patients. The facility offers 26 acute care beds (including newborn, program and overflow beds) with 24 hour RN coverage.
KIHCF provides regularly scheduled surgical services with local surgeons and anesthetists as well as visiting (itinerant) surgeons. Itinerant surgical specialties include orthopedics, gynecology, general and endoscopy. You are encouraged to discuss your surgical options with your referring physician as you may be eligible to have your surgery performed in Heartland
KIHCF offers obstetrical services (low risk deliveries). If you are expecting please discuss your options for delivery with your family physician.
Community Oncology Program of Saskatchewan (COPS)
COPS is a program of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency coordinated by the Saskatoon Cancer Centre in partnership with Heartland Health Region and is available at the KIHCF. COPS centres have nurses and pharmacists who are specially trained in providing cancer care. The cancer physicians (Oncologists) have responsibility for the overall management and prescribing of treatments, thus as a patient you are required to have a referral from your Oncologist to receive treatment (chemotherapy and/or supportive) at the COPS centre.
Home Care Services
Home Support Services are available 7 days/week in Kindersley and area and Home Care Nursing services are available 5 days/week. Wellness Clinics are also held in a variety of locations in Kindersley approximately twice a month. To arrange Home Care Services or to book a Wellness Clinic appointment contact the Client Care Coordinator at Kindersley Home Care 463-4944.
Access to Volunteer services (volunteers for Meals on Wheels, drivers for clients to appointments) is available through the Volunteer Services Coordinator at the KIHCF, by calling 306-463-1000, ext 204.
Long Term Care Services
KIHCF has 79 long term and program beds (including respite and palliative care). For inquiries/assessments please call the Client Care Coordinator at 306-463-4944.
Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Services
A Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Community Therapy Aide provide therapy services Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at KIHCF. To book an appointment, call 306-463-1000, ext. 326 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.
A Dietitian is based at the KIHCF 5 days/week and provides scheduled clinic days in Eston, Eatonia and Kerrobert. For appointments, call 306-463-1000, ext 223.
Diabetes Nurse Educator
A Diabetes Nurse Educator is available at KIHCF and also travels to Kerrobert. For appointments, call 306-463–1000, ext. 222.
Mental Health and Addiction Services
In the KIHCF, a Community Mental Health Nurse provides services to clients with chronic mental health illnesses; Adult and Child & Youth Counselors provide individual counseling services; Addiction Counselors and the Youth Outreach Worker provide alcohol, drug and gambling counselling. To arrange for an appointment to see any of the Mental Health and Addictions Staff, contact the toll-free Centralized Intake Line for Mental Health and Addictions: 1-866-268-9139.
A Podiatrist provides a clinic in the KIHCF on the fourth Tuesday of every month. On each Tuesday of the month, the Advanced Foot Care Nurse provides services on an appointment basis. For appointments, call 306-882-6413, ext. 276.
Public Health Services
Public Health Nurses and an International Travel and Public Health Nurse are located in Kindersley. They provide child health clinics throughout the month in the facility as well as providing clinics and immunization services in the schools and community of Kindersley, Eatonia, Eston and surrounding areas. The Public Health Nurse is also available upon request for prenatal, postnatal and breastfeeding support. To speak to a Public Health Nurse, call 306-463-1000, ext. 277, 228, or 224. To schedule a travel clinic appointment, call 306-882-6413, ext. 3.
The Public Health Inspector is based in the KIHCF and does regular visits to restaurants, businesses, water plants, pools, etc. covering the Kindersley Public Health Services Area. Call 306-463-1000, ext. 235.
Other Regional Services
The Region employs an Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant and two Autism Support workers who provide services to children with autism spectrum disorders from age 0 to 18 years for the entire Region. The Consultant is headquartered in the Region’s Unity Sub Office. To contact the Autism Consultant, call 306-228-6330, ext. 222.
Dental Health Educator
There is a Dental Health Educator for the region located in Rosetown. She is presently involved in a prevention program doing fluoride varnishes and sealants on children who have been identified as at risk for future dental caries. For further information on these or other dental prevention programs, call 306-882-6413.
Kids First Community Developer
The Region receives funding from the Ministry of Education’s Kids First Program to employ a Community Developer. The Community Developer works with community members to provide services to families of young children such as literacy programming and Family Resource Centres. The Community Developer has an office in the KIHCF and can be reached at 306-463-1000, ext. 314.
Community Inclusion Support Services
Community Inclusion Support Services provides support services to clients who have intellectual challenges and work with clients and families to obtain the supports and respite they need for clients transitioning from school into the community. The Program Coordinator is headquartered in Unity and can be reached at 306-228-2666, ext. 262.
Speech Language Pathology
An Early Childhood Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) provides services to children from 0 to school entrance. The SLP is headquartered in Rosetown and can be reached at 306-882-6413, ext. 290.
In some instances, your local pharmacist may have the ability to extend your refill or provide an emergency supply of prescribed medications. Community pharmacists have the ability to prescribe certain medications for specific minor ailment conditions, including:
- Minor acne
- Insect bites
- Cold sores
- Allergic rhinitis
- Oral thrush
- Diaper rash
- Canker Sores
For further information on these or other Heartland Health Region Services please call 306-882-4111 or visit www.hrha.sk.ca