Wellness Nurse Services, a program through Blended Case Management, is available to individuals with a serious mental health diagnosis and a chronic health condition. Services include primary care coordination, wellness education, and consultation.

Wellness is multidimensional and holistic, and includes lifestyle, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, and the environment. Achieving wellness is part of the recovery process of living a self-directed life and reaching one’s full potential.

Services

  • Health and wellness assessment and goal setting
  • Monitoring of blood pressure, weight, Body Mass Index
  • Periodic physical and behavioral health screenings
  • Monitoring of chronic conditions
  • Coordination of physical health and behavioral health services
  • Medication monitoring
  • Individual and group wellness coaching
  • Wellness web tools and resources

Wellness Coaching Topics

  • Managing chronic conditions
  • Improving health through lifestyle changes
  • Medication education, side effects, and interactions
  • Nutrition and impact on behavioral health
  • Maintaining a healthy diet and meal planning
  • Exercise and weight management
  • Tobacco reduction or cessation
  • Improving sleep
  • Stress management
  • Alternative therapies including herbalism, homeopathy, and acupuncture

Wellness Nurse Services

Wellness Nurse services are delivered free of charge to individuals who are enrolled in Medical Assistance, with a history or presence of a serious mental health diagnosis and the presence of a chronic health condition.

Services are delivered by a specially trained Registered Nurse at The Guidance Center’s outpatient clinic in Bradford.

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