支持团体 & Classes

支持团体


截肢者

Gator Amps Support Group

该 goal of this group is to build a community of amputees who can support one another, learn from each other, and share stories 和 tips. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at UF Health Sh和s Rehab Hospital.


Brain Injury/外伤/Stroke/Spine

UF Health Sh和s Brain Injury Support Group

该 UF Health Sh和s Rehab Hospital Stroke Support Group 

Meets every Thursday from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at ElderCare of Alachua County’s Senior Recreation Center. 该 Senior Center is located at 5701 NW 34th Street in 盖恩斯维尔. This group welcomes anyone who has had a stroke, as well as family, friends 和 care providers. For more information, please call 352-627-0154.

UF Health Sh和s Rehab Hospital Aphasia Book Club

Meetings every other Wednesday at 5 p.m. at UF Health Sh和s Rehab Hospital. This support group is open to the public.

Please see the UF Health 日历 for specific dates 和 times.

UF Health Sh和s Rehab Young Adult Support Group

该 UF Health Shands Rehab Young Adult Support Group meets once a month at a convenient location decided upon each month by the members. This support group provides a relaxed environment allowing young people 和 adolescents with medical illnesses or injuries to interact with others their age who have gone through similar situations.

联系 Nicole Ferrier at 265-5491 for more information or email ferrin@sh和s.ufl.edu.

Spinal Cord Injury Social Networking Group

Spinal Cord Injury Social Networking Group meets once a month at a local restaurant. Members can share experiences 和 learn new ways to connect with others who have had similar injuries. 

联系 Amy Kinsey at 265-5491 or email kinsea@sh和s.ufl.edu 欲获得更多信息。

Support Group for Brain 和 Spinal Tumors

这个小组在会见 healthstreet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4pm starting August 15th, 2017.


癌症

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儿童服务

NICU Support Group - Sponsored by the March of Dimes

 This support group meets three times per week: 

  • Mondays and Wednesdays – support group 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Members may participate in a variety of activities, including scrapbooking, making the babies hats 和 making jewelry. All supplies are provided by March of Dimes.
  • Tuesdays @ lunch – 11:30-12:30: Lunch provided by Domino’s pizza, fruit, veggies 和 dessert.
  • All families currently in the NICU or have been in the NICU are welcome to attend. You 和 your family don't have to have a child currently in the NICU.
  • Location: Conference room by the NICU (room 3321); Free parking for patients; $10 parking in the UF Health Sh和s Hospital parking garage on Newell Drive.
  • 联系 Judy Angley with neonatology 和 March of Dimes at 352-273-8976 欲获得更多信息。

糖尿病

学生们 with 糖尿病 at the 佛罗里达大学

该 UF Chapter of 学生们 with 糖尿病 wants to simplify life with diabetes by giving you the knowledge and tools you’ll need to succeed 和 help you build connections with others.

Title Town Type 1 Online Support Group

If you live in 盖恩斯维尔 or the surrounding areas 和 have type 1 diabetes, are the parent, spouse, or loved one of a person with type 1 diabetes, consider joining the Title Town Type 1 Online Support Group. 该 group’s founder calls it “a sweet spot for people with type 1 diabetes and their families to get connected 和 share experiences.”

  • 该基团是 currently meeting online, but there may be opportunities to meet “live” in the near future.
  • You will need to sign up for Google Groups to become a member.

喉切除术

该 喉切除术 Club helps patients with laryngectomy and their family, caregivers and friends better underst和 life after laryngectomy. For more information, please contact Amy Fullerton, M.A., C.C.C., speech-language pathologist, at 352-273-5871 or afullert@phhp.ufl.edu.


怀孕

Centering 怀孕 – Group Prenatal Care

UF Health is now offering a model of 组产前检查 at its women’s centers to help reduce the risk of premature birth. Both UF Health Women’s Center – 医 Plaza  和 UF Health Women’s Center – Springhill 报价 组产前检查 模型。 该 UF Health Women’s Center – 医 Plaza  will be designated as the first Centering 怀孕 site in North Florida by the Centering Healthcare Institute over the next year.

Pregnant women who wish to participate in the Centering 怀孕 model are grouped by their due dates. After a standard 访问 to their provider, the women join a group during their fourth month of pregnancy and meet monthly for 1.5-hour sessions. During these sessions, the women receive all the components of individual prenatal care. 该 women and their provider also discuss birth and newborn care as well as overall health 和 stress management.

Potential participants must select their provider from within the group of approved providers at UF Health Women’s Center 和 be less than four months pregnant. To participate, call 352-265-8200.



移植

Adult Lung 移植 Support Group

  • This weekly support group is facilitated by UF Health Shands 移植 Center social worker, Micki Luck 和 co-facilitated by a transplant coordinator.
  • 该基团是 open to patients with advanced lung disease, listed patients awaiting transplant 和 transplanted patients, as well as caregivers. We do require that our patients undergoing transplant evaluation testing attend support group the week they are here.
  • 该组中的满足 UF Health Sh和s 癌症 Hospital on the 5th floor in the conference room nearest to 5 east. It begins at 3:45 p.m. until 4:45 to 5pm on every Wednesday.

肝脏支持组

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  • You may refer your patients to the Liver 移植 Program at (352) 265-0754 for the next scheduled meeting of the support group.

减肥

Bariatric Support Group

Support group meetings are offered once a month and designed to assist in the lifetime journey of post-surgery weight loss. Each meeting will offer an educational topic followed by an opportunity for patients to share their success 和 pitfalls with fellow attendees.

Who is welcome to attend our bariatric support groups:

  • Weight-loss surgery investigators seeking information 和 the “real-story”
  • Pre-op patients waiting for weight loss surgery
  • Early post-op patients or “newbies”
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  • Back on trackers seeking to re-lose pounds
  • Friends or family members
  • Professionals-medical or other