Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Trafalgar Rd

Service: Caregiver Support and Education

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-9559
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-842-2883
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/alzheimer-services/caregiver-support-and-education/
Primary Contact Rebecca Bacchus, Caregiver Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Services; Phone: 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411; Email: rbacchus@acclaimhealth.ca
Site Information
Site Location Sheridan College
Located In Community College Park
Address & Map
1430 Trafalgar Rd, K Wing
Oakville, ON L6H 2L1
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Former Name VON Halton
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Primary Executive Renita Wood, Director, Alzheimer Services; Email: rwood@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Halton Region * Ontario Trillium Foundation * United Way of Oakville
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to clients, families, and professionals * a resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials

Free, eight week dementia information series
  • offered twice yearly for caregivers
  • topics include introduction to dementia and Alzheimer disease * understanding changes in behavior * communicating with persons with dementia * community support services * safety in the home and community * planning for the future: long term care homes * care for the caregiver: coping strategies * information on tax programs

Mid to late stage of dementia discussion series * free, five weeks discussion series
  • focuses on issues related to the middle to late stages of dementia
  • topics include managing the changes * safety in the home and continence information * when to apply for long term care * decisions for end of life care

One-on-one caregiver support is also available by contacting Caregiver Education Coordinator at 905-847-9559 or 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Resource Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region and area
Eligibility Persons with Alzheimer disease and related disorders, their families and caregivers
Application Information available on the website
Languages English
Fees Free
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Caregiver Training ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Dementia

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