Healthcare in Elliot Lake is geared to all stages of life, from obstetrics to long-term care for seniors.
The Family Health Team offers integrated health care – gathering family doctors, registered nurses, a nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, dietitians, a respiratory therapist, a social worker, and a chiropodist under one roof at the medical clinic in Nova Scotia Walk (adjacent to the Rexall Pharmacy)
St Joseph’s General Hospital is a 57 bed facility that offers an emergency room, palliative care, surgery, an ICU, obstetrics, chemotherapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, dialysis, X-rays, lab work and more. Medical specialists hold regular clinics in town.
There are three dental practices in town, as well as optometrists, massage therapists, hearing services, denturists, a chiropractor and opticians. Several businesses offer medical supplies and convalescent aids. In addition, there are agencies in town that offer emotional support, and substance abuse treatment/counselling.
There are Retirement Homes/Assisted Living residences in town:
Huron Lodge – assisted living residence for older adults
St Joseph’s Manor – 64 bed long-term care facility attached to St Joseph’s Hospital.
Hillside Park – retirement home for independent adults over 60