St. Joseph's Home Care

Service: Falls Prevention Safety at Home

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Elder Abuse Resource List 2015 (PDF)
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-522-6887 ext 2237
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-6612
Fax 905-522-5579
E-Mail smatinyarare@stjhc.ca
Website www.stjosephshomecare.ca/client-services/help-at-home/falls-prevention-safety-at-home
Primary Contact Shamiso Matinyarare, Safety at Home Coordinator
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton Mountain Central
Address & Map
1550 Upper James St, Ste 201
Hamilton, ON L9B 2L6
Intersection Upper James St and Rymal Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Fall Prevention ; Falls Clinic ; Falls Prevention Through Home Maintenance ; Safety at Home ; SAH ; St Josephs ; St Joseph's
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Oct 2009
Primary Executive Lori Lawson, Director of Community Support Services, St Joseph's Home Care; Phone: 905-522-6887 ext 2238; Fax: 905-522-5575; Email: llawson@stjhc.ca
Funding Provincial - Local Health Integration Network
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides home assessments and recommendations at no cost to help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes, and falls prevention education program to seniors and caregivers. 
 
Safety at Home (SAH) services include: 
* free home assessments 
* referrals for installation of assistive devices, minor home repairs, and modifications 
* referrals to other agencies 
* subsidies for assistive devices (e.g. grab bars) and coordination of installation for those who qualify 
* fall prevention education 
* community and professional presentations
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
seniors at risk for falls
Application Referral from health care providers, caregivers, or family members, or self-referral
Languages English ; French ; will try to accommodate other languages
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ; Evaluation for Assistive Technology ; Fall Prevention Programs ; Home Barrier Evaluation/Removal Services ; Residential Snow Shovelling ; Specialized Information and Referral ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education

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