Halton. Halton Region Health Department

Site: Oakville - 1151 Bronte Rd - Halton Regional Administration Centre

Service: Halton Oral Health Outreach Program (HOHO)

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Record #: OAK3999 Last Modified: 14 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 19 Dec 2013 Update Schedule: 08 Apr 2014
Record Owner: OAK Date Created: 16 Jul 2001 Date Deleted: N/A  
Location
AddressHalton Region Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
 
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Agency and Service Names
Legal NameThe Regional Municipality of Halton
Alternate NamePublic Health
Contact Information
Office PhoneHalton Region Health Department Dial 3-1-1; 
Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills call Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre 905-855-9090; 
Burlington call Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access Centre 905-639-5228 
Toll Free PhoneMississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre 1-877-336-9090; 
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Community Care Access Centre 1-800-810-0000; 
Halton Region Health Department 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
TTY Phone905-827-9833
Fax905-825-2247
Organization Emailaccesshalton@halton.ca
Websitehalton.ca/hoho
Primary ContactGisele Franck, Manager, Oral Health & Older Adults Programs; Phone: 905-825-6000 ext 7834; Email: gisele.franck@halton.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton. Halton Region Health Department
Service Level(20) Regional Government
Established1998
Primary ExecutiveDr Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health
Alternate ExecutiveDr Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Regional Municipality of Halton
FundingRegional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Service DescriptionThis program works to ensure that older adults and adults with special needs have access to oral care and dental treatment. 
 
* adults over 65 years of age 
* adults with special needs: adults aged 64 years and younger who have difficulty with the activities of daily living (e.g. dressing, grooming) 
 
Oral health resources and supports available: 
* oral health printed resources available through Halton Region Health Department 
* online oral health skills videos for caregivers of older adults and adults with special needs available on the website 
 
Dental Care Counts Fund 
* a program of the Halton Region Health department that provides financial assistance for dental treatment to those who qualify: 
* must be an older adult or an adult with special needs  
* has a dental need 
* lacks the financial resources to pay for treatment 
 
** call Halton Region Health Department prior to booking an appointment with an oral care provider **
Areas ServedHalton Region
EligibilityAges: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Dental Care Counts fund qualification criteria: 
* age 65 or older or age 64 and younger with a special need 
* has a dental need 
* lacks the financial resources to pay for treatment
Applicationcall your Community Care Access Centre or Halton Region Health Department for more information
LanguagesEnglish ; other languages upon request
FeesNone ; for those who qualify * Fee assistance available.
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory HeadingsHome Support Programs
Site Information
Located In CommunityOakville (North Oakville)
Address & Map
Halton Region Administration Centre
1151 Bronte Rd
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
 
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Nearest Main IntersectionBronte Rd and QEW
Mailing Addressc/o Halton Region Health Department
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Additional Service Sites
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesOral Health Education/Information ~ At Risk Adults ; Oral Health Education/Information ~ Frail Elderly
SubjectsAdults ; Dental services ; Disabilities ; Financial assistance ; Outreach ; Public health ; Regional government ; Seniors
Other Details
Resources AvailablePrinted and web based resources available for professionals, caregivers and/or family members of older adults and adults with special needs related to oral health.