Joseph Brant Hospital

Site: Burlington - Wellness House - Itabashi Way

Service: Wellness House Adult Day Program

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Public Comments Halton Healthcare Burlington Satellite Dialysis Centre located on lower level, 905-319-6572.
Contact Information
Office Phone Wellness House 905-632-5358
Fax 905-632-3616
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Primary Contact Etta Travassos, Secretary; Phone: (Business) 905-632-5358 ext 6001; Email:
Alternate Contact Mike Giannini, Supervisor; Phone: (Business) 905-632-5358 ext 6003; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Beth Simpson, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 905-632-5358 ext 6004; Email:
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Wellness House 1983 * New site September 2004
Primary Executive Cheryl Williams, Vice-President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Executive; Email:
Alternate Executive Christine Hnatiuk, Manager, 6SW & Wellness House; Email:
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Joseph Brant Hospital ; Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A community-based Adult Day and Caregiver Support Program affiliated with Joseph Brant Hospital.  
Clients and caregivers are assessed by a program team: 
* program provides functional therapy and support services to assist physically challenged adults, frail seniors and their caregivers  
* qualified and experienced staff  
* barrier free  
* homelike  
* programs include crafts, horticulture, floor games  
* physical and occupational therapy  
* larger group activities such as discussion groups  
* therapeutic recreational activities 
Major services 
Adult Day Program:  
* uses holistic day program model  
* assist clients and caregivers to maximize and maintain abilities and compensate for limitations  
* enable clients to remain living in their own homes for as long as they can 
* reduce risks to health  
* maintain quality of life 
Halton Aphasia Program: (see separate record here
* Thursday afternoons at Wellness House from 1-4 pm 
* Specialized Speech therapy in a group setting 
* $45/month 
* Must be a client of Wellness House to access Halton Aphasia Program 
Caregiver Support Program:  
* respite service for program clients, caregivers participate in individual and/or group sessions  
* focus on maintaining their health and well-being 
Transportation available to and from program:  
* transit systems for the physically challenged  
* program bus  
* private transportation where available
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; and surrounding area as space permits
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Valid OHIP card * can leave home for a minimum of 3 hours * physical and behavioural care needs can be managed with available program resources * individuals require multidisciplinary physical, cognitive, and social activity plus wellness education and their caregivers require support
Application By referral from HNHB Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN) 905-639-5228 or 1-800-810-0000 * referral may be initiated by clients, caregivers, community agencies, hospitals and/or physicians
Languages English
Fees Program - full and half day fees
Site Information
Site Location south side of Upper Middle Rd between Walkers Line and Appleby Line
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Wellness House
2160 Itabashi Way
Burlington, ON L7M 4J8
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Intersection Itabashi Way and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Main Category Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults
Secondary Category Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ; Respite Care

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