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
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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