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Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Speers Rd

Service: Friendly Visiting

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-847-2348
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website acclaimhealth.ca/programs/social-supports/volunteer-friendly-visiting-for-older-adults/
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 Francine Savelson, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2329; Email: fsavelson@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Hayley Humenick, Coordinator for Oakville; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2315; Email: hhumenick@acclaimhealth.ca
Contact Form acclaimhealth.ca/current-clients/provide-your-feedback/feedback-form/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Patricia Blakeley, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2300; Email: pblakeley@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Executive Serena Bowker, Program Coordinator for Milton, Halton Hills and Burlington; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2318; Email: sbowker@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding HCCSS MH * Oakville Community Foundation * United Way of Halton and Hamilton * Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps older adults and adults with limited mobility by providing friendly social contact and physical activity (depending on ability) * all volunteers are supervised by program coordinators and training is provided as necessary * matches are based on common interests to ensure a positive and meaningful experience for both the client and volunteer * programs are available throughout Halton * visits usually happen once a week for 1-2 hours

Services include:

Friendly visiting
  • volunteers provide one-on-one support and friendship to frail or isolated seniors living in their own homes
  • visits may include in-home visits as well as accompaniment in the community for errands, shopping and outings (depending on client's ability)

Memory visiting
  • provides companionship and physical activity for people experiencing memory loss and the early stages of dementia
  • consists of about one hour weekly in-home visits or short outings (depending on client's ability)
  • visits are provided by specially trained volunteers

Home support exercise program
  • designed to improve strength, balance and mobility while preventing falls
  • specialized exercise program provided in the client's home once a week by trained volunteers
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility Older adults who live alone or are socially isolated
Application Referral form available online
Languages English
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location QEW West Industrial area
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Escort Programs ~ Older Adults ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults
Copyright
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2021 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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