Halton Healthcare

Site: Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Service: Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-845-2571
Toll Free Phone To avoid long distance charges to a Halton Healthcare hospital outside your city/town, just dial your local hospital number and request to be transferred
TTY Phone 905-815-5111
Fax Administration 905-338-4636
E-Mail healthinfocentre@haltonhealthcare.com
Website www.haltonhealthcare.on.ca
Primary Contact Gaye Morgan, Program Coordinator
Alternate Contact Shriley Coughlin, Program Coordinator
Site Information
Located In Community North Oakville
Address & Map
3001 Hospital Gate
Oakville, ON L6M 0L8
Intersection Third Line and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Halton Healthcare provides compassionate, quality, community hospital care as part of an integrated system
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established April 2016
Funding Oakville Hospital Volunteer Association (OHVA)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Progam includes:
  • daily visits to promote orientation and socialization
  • therapeutic activities to keep patients mentally stimulated during their hospital stay
  • early mobilization to provid daily walking assistance and exercises
  • feeding assistance at mealtime to offer companionship and help as needed
  • the use of a natural approach to sleep enhancement
  • remind to use hearing and vision aids if necessary

Patient-specific activities and services provided by trained program volunteers to:
  • maintain the cognitive and physical functioning of patients throughout hospitalization
  • allow patients to be discharged from the hospital as independently as possible
  • assist with transition from the hospital to community
  • prevent unplanned readmissions
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Oakville and area
Eligibility Older adults admitted to OTMH
Application Walk in for emergency department * medical referral required for most other services
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Health Resocialization ~ Volunteers

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