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Health & Wellness Education

Health & Wellness Education

Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Clinics  |  Breast-Feeding Class  |  Cardiac Rehabilitation Class
Childbirth Education  |  Diabetes Education  |  Pulmonary Rehabilitation Class

Unless noted, classes are held in the conference and education facilities at Highpoint Health, 600 Wilson Creek Road, Lawrenceburg. Not all classes may be listed and the schedule is subject to change. For more information, please call us at 812-537-8190 or 800-676-5572 ext. 8190.

Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Clinics

Sponsored by Highpoint Health Home Health & Hospice, free blood pressure and blood sugar clinics are available to the general public at the following times and locations:  

First Tuesday of the month
9:30 a.m. | Hoosier Boy Apartments Community Room (Rising Sun)
11:00 a.m. | Dillsboro Village Apartments

Second Tuesday of the month
10:00 a.m. | Zion Lutheran Manor (Lawrenceburg)

Second Wednesday of the month
10:00 a.m. | Moores Hill Senior Center (SNAC)

Third Thursday of the month
10:15 a.m. | North Dearborn Village Apartments (SNAC)

Fourth Tuesday of the month
10:00 a.m. | Switzerland County Senior Center (SNAC)

Fourth Thursday of the month
12:00 p.m. | Greendale Village Apartments

Participants should take their medications as scheduled.  Fasting for eight hours prior to the blood sugar screening provides more accurate results.  People with diabetes or those who are under a health professional’s care should consult their physician/nurse practitioner before fasting.  All participants are given their screening results which they are encouraged to share with their healthcare provider.

For more information please call Highpoint Health Home Health & Hospice at 812-537-8192 or 800-676-5428.


Breast-Feeding Class

A course designed to teach expectant parents the importance of breastfeeding and proper breastfeeding techniques.  The class is taught by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. 

2018 Class Schedule | Thursdays | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 8
  • April 12
  • May 10
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • October 18
  • November 15
  • December 6

For more information please call 812-537-8431 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8431.

Registration is required to ensure class availability. To register online click here, call 812-537-8431, email education@dch.org, or print the registration form here and mail the completed form to:

Highpoint Health Education Department
600 Wilson Creek Road
Lawrenceburg, IN  47025


Cardiac Rehabilitation (Phase II) Classes

A series of classes with coordinated instruction and exercise for patients who are recovering from a heart attack, bypass surgery or other related cardiac incident or procedure. Patients with a cardiac diagnosis, such as stable angina, are also appropriate for the class.

For more information, please call Angie at 812-537-8171 or 800-676-5572, ext. 4064.


Childbirth Education

A basic course of the physiological, physical and emotional changes in a woman's body during pregnancy.  This course will also provide information on exercise and nutrition as well as preparing for childbirth.  Pre-registration is required. 

2018 Class Schedule | Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • January 13Rescheduled to Wednesday, January 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • February 10
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12
  • June 16
  • July 21
  • August 18
  • September 22
  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 8

To pre-register or for more information, please call 812-537-8431 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8431.

Registration is required to ensure class availability. To register online click here, call 812-537-8431, email education@dch.org, or print the registration form here and mail the completed form to:

Highpoint Health Education Department
600 Wilson Creek Road
Lawrenceburg, IN  47025


Diabetes Education Classes

For many people, living with diabetes can be overwhelming and challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Highpoint Health's Certified Diabetes Educators are here to help you on your journey as you manage your diabetes.

The following classes are taught by Certified Diabetes Educators and are recognized by the American Diabetes Association as meeting the national standards for diabetes self-management education. A physician’s referral is required and there is a fee to attend.  Most insurance companies will pay for diabetes classes with a physician’s order.  Please verify coverage with your insurance company ahead of time.

We encourage you to bring an adult support person (at no additional charge).

Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes is a four class series conveniently offered during the day or evening for adults with newly diagnosed diabetes who seek introductory information or adults with a previous diagnosis of diabetes who have little diabetes knowledge and have not attended a class previously. Topics include: What is Diabetes? Healthy Eating, Being Active, Medications, Monitoring, Dealing with Stress/Emotions, Preventing Problems, Reducing Risks and Changing Behavior. Registration is required and there is a fee. A written physician Diabetes Self Management Training referral is required for billing purposes.

2018 Class Schedule:

Tuesdays | 5:30 - 7:30 pm

  • January 9 to January 30
  • February 6 to February 27
  • March 6 to March 27
  • April 10 to May 1
  • May 15 to June 5
  • July 10 to July 31
  • September 4 to September 25
  • October 9 to October 30
  • November 6 to November 27

Thursdays | 1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • February 1 to February 22
  • March 15 to April 5
  • May 3 to May 24
  • June 7 to June 28
  • September 20 to October 11
  • November 15 to December 13

Register:
To register or for cost information, please call 812-537-8431 or email education@dch.org

Diabetes Management Review

A two hour small group class held on select Tuesdays for adults with a previous diagnosis of diabetes who have some diabetes knowledge and/or have attended a class previously. Registration is required and there is a fee. A written physician Diabetes Self Management Training referral is required for billing purposes. 

2018 Class Schedule:

1:00 - 3:00 pm

  • January 11
  • March 1
  • April 19
  • June 12
  • July 26
  • September 4
  • October 25
  • December 11

For more information, view the flyer here.

Register:
To register or for cost information, please call 812-537-8431 or email education@dch.org

Gestational Diabetes Education

A one or two hour session on select Tuesdays and Thursdays if monitoring and medication are needed. Registration is required and there is a fee. A written physician Diabetes Self Management Training referral is required. 

For more information, please call 812-537-8163.

Register:
To register or for cost information, please call 812-537-8431 or email education@dch.org

Individual Diabetes Education

Available for those who cannot attend a group class due to a physician documented cognitive or physical issue (physical debilitation, mental illness, cognitive impairment, illiteracy, etc), for insulin instruction or highly individualized nutrition education (advanced carb counting). Registration is required and there is a fee. A written Diabetes Self Management Training physician referral is required. 

Register:
To register or for cost information, please call 812-537-8431 or email education@dch.org

Moving Towards Control

Moving Towards Control is a support group for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The group meets quarterly from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. 

2018 Schedule:

  • March 6
  • May 8
  • September 11
  • November 13

Click here to view our printable flyer.

For additional information, please call Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Shawn Crandell, at 812-537-8164 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8164.

 


Pulmonary Rehabilitation (Phase II) Classes

A series of classes combining physical reconditioning and self-management education for patients diagnosed with chronic lung disease. Patients with a pulmonary diagnosis such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis are appropriate for the class.  Participation requires a physician's order.

For more information, please call 812-537-8171 or 800-676-5572, ext. 4137.

 


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