Community Care Durham

Site: Scugog Office

Service: Home Support Program, Administration Office

Record Details
DRNORTHBOOK_HEADINGS Senior Supports
Address & Phone Numbers
Office Phone 905-985-8461
Toll Free Phone 1-855-432-6815
Fax 905-985-0313
Address & Map
16100 Old Simcoe Rd
Port Perry, ON L9L 1P3
 
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E-mail & web site
E-Mail webmaster@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Website www.communitycaredurham.on.ca
Execs & Contacts
Primary Contact Lorrie Houston, Manager; Phone: 905-985-9861; Email: lhouston@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Contact Jillian Howsam, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-985-7784; Email: jhowsam@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Primary Executive Laura Ricketts, Executive Director; Phone: 905-668-6378; Email: lricketts@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Executive Sally Barrie, Director, Home Support; Phone: 905-668-6291; Fax: 905-668-7190; Email: sbarrie@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Geographical details
Intersection Old Simcoe Rd and Reach St
Access details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Foot Care Clinic - call 905-985-8461 for information
Eligibility Adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health
Application Call for information on application for any of the services * call to make foot care appointment
Languages English
Fees Program ; Service ; Client pays for Transportation, Home Help, Home Maintenance, Meals on Wheels, Luncheon Out, Foot Care programs
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM 
Services that enhance the ability of adults and their caregivers with needs related to aging, physical disability or special needs to remain in their own homes and communities, and to function as independently as possible 
 
Transportation -- Drives for clients to medical appointments, shopping and personal business 
 
Home Help-- light housekeeping assistance, help with errands 
 
Home Maintenance-- minor repairs, yard work, grass cutting, snow shoveling or one-time clean-up 
 
Meals on Wheels™-- nutritionally balanced meals to people who unable to prepare meals or easily shop for groceries * hot or frozen meals are delivered by volunteers * special diets are available 
 
Luncheon Out -- opportunity for adults with physical disabilities and the frail elderly to enjoy lunch and an outing in a local, centrally-located setting * luncheons are held at pre-set times * transportation can be arranged 
 
Friendly Visiting-- volunteer visits on a regular basis with clients who are isolated * activities may include playing cards, taking walks, doing crafts or just enjoying pleasant conversation 
 
Telephone Reassurance-- daily telephone contact with lonely or isolated clients * check on well-being and reassures them that help is available if and when needed * regular checks or when family and friends are away 
 
Foot Care-- for those who, because of medical conditions, cannot manage their own foot care * service provided by a nurse trained in basic and/or advanced foot care in a clinic setting * includes trimming toe nails, massaging and monitoring the condition of the feet * education on caring for foot problems

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