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Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Head Office

Service: Friendly Visiting

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-847-2348
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website acclaimhealth.ca/programs/social-supports/volunteer-friendly-visiting-for-older-adults/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Acclaim-Health/468827769806318
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acclaimhealth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AcclaimHealth
Primary Contact Francine Savelson, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2329; Email: fsavelson@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Nicole Truman, Coordinator for Oakville; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2315; Email: ntruman@acclaimhealth.ca
Contact Form acclaimhealth.ca/current-clients/provide-your-feedback/feedback-form/
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Patricia Blakeley, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2300; Email: pblakeley@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Executive Serena Bowker, Program Coordinator for Milton, Halton Hills and Burlington; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2318; Email: sbowker@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Ontario health * Oakville Community Foundation * United Way of Halton and Hamilton * Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps older adults and adults with limited mobility by providing friendly social contact and physical activity (depending on ability) * all volunteers are supervised by program coordinators and training is provided as necessary

Services include:

Friendly visiting
  • volunteers provide one-on-one support and friendship to frail or isolated seniors 65+ living alone in their own home, apartment or retirement home
  • visits may include in-home visits as well as accompaniment in the community for errands, shopping and outings (depending on client's ability) * once a week for 1-2 hours

Memory visiting
  • provides companionship and physical activity for people experiencing memory loss and the early stages of dementia
  • consists of about one hour weekly in-home visits or short outings (depending on client's ability)
  • visits are provided by specially trained volunteers
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility Older adults who live alone in Halton and those who early to mid-stage cognitive impairment due to dementia, stroke or injury
Application Referral form available online
Languages English
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location QEW West Industrial area
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Escort Programs ~ Older Adults ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults
Copyright
Copyright Information This listing is copyright © 2021 Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton

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