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Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Trafalgar Rd

Service: Caregiver Education and Support

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-9559
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-842-2883
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/programs/dementia-care/caregiver-support-groups/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Acclaim-Health/468827769806318
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acclaimhealth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AcclaimHealth
Primary Contact Vinitha Nair, Caregiver Education Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411; Email: vnair@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Ana Nunes-Freitas, Caregiver Education Coordinator; Phone: 1-800-387-7127 ext 2417; Email: anunes-freitas@acclaimhealth.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Primary Executive Renita Wood, Director, Alzheimer Services; Email: rwood@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Halton Region * Ontario Trillium Foundation * United Way of Oakville * Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to clients, families, and professionals * a resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials

Free, eight week dementia information series
  • offered twice yearly for caregivers
  • topics include introduction to dementia and Alzheimer disease * understanding changes in behavior * communicating with persons with dementia * community support services * safety in the home and community * planning for the future: long term care homes * care for the caregiver: coping strategies * information on tax programs

Mid to late stage of dementia discussion series * free, five weeks discussion series
  • focuses on issues related to the middle to late stages of dementia
  • topics include managing the changes * safety in the home and continence information * when to apply for long term care * decisions for end of life care

One-on-one caregiver support is also available by contacting Caregiver Education Coordinator at 905-847-9559 or 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411 or ext 2417
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Resource Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region and area
Eligibility Persons with Alzheimer disease and related disorders, their families and caregivers
Application Information available on the website * registration required
Languages English
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (College Park)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1430 Trafalgar Rd, K Wing
Oakville, ON L6H 2L1
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Caregiver Consultation and Support ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver Training ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver Training ~ Dementia ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Dementia

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