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The Public Health Nurse can assist you:

    Senior Services
  • In finding a source of medical care for you or a family member
  • In finding community resources for you and your family
  • In determining health needs for you or a loved one
  • By providing education and counseling regarding you or a family members health concerns
  • By teaching positive health practices including nutrition and medication usage
  • By offering counseling and resources if you have lost a loved one
  • If you are exposed to a communicable disease

Senior Services that PHN's are involved with:

  • HELP (Healthier Living Program)     

    Developed by Stanford University and Department of Public Health, Public Health Nursing. This free, seven session interactive workshop (with food demonstration), meets weekly to help those with ongoing health conditions learn how to take control of their health.

           

    More information: 951-358-5438
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Task Force

           
    This is a multi-disciplinary team focusing on the unique challenges of grandparents raising their grandchildren.
           

    More information: 1-800-510-2020 or 1-800-303-0001
  • Senior Resources Older Adult System of Care Committee

           
    The purpose of the committee is to collaborate among care providers to co-ordinate and improve access for seniors to obtain health, mental health, and substance abuse services.

    More information: 951-358-5438
  • CARETEAM (Curtailing Abuse Related to the Elderly)

      
    This is a multi-disciplinary team that works on specific complex senior cases. The team focuses on elder abuse cases and fiduciary abuse. The role of the PHN is to provide assistance and follow-up.

               

    More Information: 1-800-476-7506.
  • Office on Aging

          

    Resources, information and assistance

          

    More information: 1-800-510-2020
  • Adult Protective Services Hotline

         

    1-800 -491-7123 for general information and services.
  • In-Home Supportive Services

       More information: 1-888-960-4477
  • For additional information or to make a referral please call

       
    Public Health Nursing administration at (951) 358-5438, or

    E-MAIL us!

Department of Public Health
Riverside County Public Health Nursing / MCAH
Health Administration Building | 4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 358-5438 | Fax (951) 358-4762