Gander Area

Communities Served:




Bell Place Community Health Centre

(709) 651-6225 or (709) 651-6241 Email:

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Bell Place Community Health Centre offers a wide variety of public health services. For more information please contact one of the numbers listed below:

Population and Public Health Consultants and Community Development Nurses - (709) 651-6261 
Behaviour Management Specialists - (709) 651-6221
Population and Public Health Nurses and Community Care Nurses - (709) 651-6225
Community Support Social Workers - (709) 651-6241
Financial Assessors - (709) 651-6324
Child, Youth and Family Services Social Workers, Youth Services, Youth Corrections, Adoptions - (709) 651-1170/2185

James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre

(709) 256-2500 Email:

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James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre is one of two acute care referral centres in the central region. It provides a wide variety of emergency, acute care and specialized medical services. It has about 85 acute care beds, and offers a number of speciality services including anesthesia, general internal medicine, general surgery, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, ophthalmology, paediatrics, pathology, psychiatry, radiology, and orthopedics.  In addition there is 24 hour on-site emergency physician coverage. This centre provides advanced diagnostic imaging, laboratory, and other investigative services.

Lakeside Homes

(709) 256-9405 Email:

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Lakeside Homes is located in Gander, NL, and it is the largest long term care (LTC) home in Central Health, which includes 102 LTC beds, which consists of 22 beds on the Special Care Unit (this is a specialized unit for residents diagnosed with moderate to severe dementia, also known as “protective care unit”; 45 beds on Extended Care Unit 45; 34 beds on 34 Nursing Care Unit; and 1 respite care bed. Lakeside Home’s primary purpose is to provide resident and family centered care approach to each of its residents in long term care. Care is provided to meet the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and recreational needs of residents, recognizing the uniqueness of each resident as a person with a past, present and future. Services are provided from an interdisciplinary team approach, which includes, but not limited to, medical care, nursing, social work, pharmacy, physiotherapy, therapeutic recreation, food and nutritional services and pastoral care.

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To reach a Community Development Nurse in the area, call (709) 651-6241 or 651-6336.