Did you know that Canada has one of the highest rates of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in the world? Both are two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are diseases that inflame the lining of the GI (gastrointestinal) tract and disrupt your body's ability to digest food, absorb nutrients, and eliminate waste in a healthy manner. There is no known cure, and current therapies are directed at managing the condition to avoid flare-ups. Most patients require ongoing medication and encounter many challenges.
Finding the right clinic for you
Brad Hampton Wallis, has been a patient at Kensington Screening Clinic for more than a year. He was sick for a few years before finally being diagnosed with Crohn’s.
“I had just gotten out of the hospital and my diagnosis was a bit new. I was still a bit nervous,” he says.“My condition requires ongoing infusion every six weeks, so I was looking for the best clinic to carry out my infusion, I wanted to feel comfortable, as I knew this was going to be the beginning of a relationship.”
Before arriving, he received an email from one of the nurses at the clinic. “The tone of that email and the level of professionalism, made me very comfortable, it put me at ease.”
“What has stood out to me about the clinic and the staff is the sense of community. Everyone talks to each other.” - Brad
We're here to help
Kensington Screening Clinic offers anxiety-free, community-based care in a comfortable setting for people living with Crohn’s. The clinic now offers nursing support for people living with IBD. Our skilled team will provide the following:
- IBD education
- Pre-treatment assessment coordination
- IBD treatment coordination
- Navigation of patient support programs for treatment reimbursement
- IBD treatment monitoring
- Telephone support
- Direct referral to Kensington Infusion Clinic, if a clinic setting is required for treatment administration
Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain your best quality of life.