An Ottawa teacher, Susan first heard about Carepath Cancer program through her benefits committee rep — never dreaming that she’d one day need to use the service herself. But when Susan was diagnosed with cancer, she immediately turned to the Carepath Cancer Care program
In this video, Dr. McLeod talks about how Carepath overcomes barriers to mental health care by offering rapid access to virtual counselling for Carepath members and their families. From preventing and responding to mental health issues, Dr. McLeod describes how Carepath’s mental health program helps people navigate their mental health challenges.
For 63-year-old teacher Sharon M., Carepath’s mental health services were something she assumed she’d never need. Today, she knows better, calling Carepath the “lifeline” she credits for getting her through one of her worst years yet.
Dr. Deborah McLeod was set to retire when Carepath, a virtual healthcare navigation service, approached her in hopes that she could lend her expertise to help develop its Mental Health program. It took a few months of convincing, but Dr. McLeod says it was her passion for providing one-on-one psychotherapy that ultimately persuaded her to take on the challenge.
At the age of 59, I was diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancer. From scheduling multiple calls with me and my family over two years to helping me understand test results and manage the side effects of chemotherapy, my Nurse Case Manager supported my family and I with everything we needed throughout my cancer journey. I was […]
I was very concerned about the onset of new back and neck pain and how it was impacting by ability to function. When I was diagnosed with possible myelomalcia – softening of the spine – my Nurse Case Manager really helped me understand my diagnosis and treatment plan. With ongoing phone support, we also discussed […]
As a 36-year-old married father of two, I didn’t know that low energy, trouble sleeping and fighting with my spouse was related to anxiety and depression until I contacted Carepath for help. My Nurse Case Manager connected me with the right clinician to get a diagnosis and then helped facilitate the development of a treatment […]
I contacted Carepath when my 70-year-old mother with early onset dementia needed to be moved into assisted living. I wanted her to be close to family, but that meant moving her from Halifax to Toronto, and I had no idea where to start on making the arrangements. From ensuring my mother had a PSW in […]