Older Adult In-Home Care - West Neighbourhood House

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The Toronto Central Home at Last Program (“HAL”) helps older adults without immediate support arrive home safely upon discharge from the hospital.
The program arranges for a Personal Support Worker to accompany the older adult home from the hospital and helps them settle in at home. Transportation is also coordinated as part of the service, and …

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PSWs (from left to right) Frehiwot Abreham , Eva Boongaling, Hema Tamang , Beverly Moreau and Wangdue Tsering are photographed at West Neighbourhood House in Toronto on Monday November 9, 2020. Photo: West Neighbourhood House/Chris Young

The Parkdale Assisted Living Program (PAL) provides on-site support services to help older adults and people with disabilities with their daily activities, enabling them to live independently in their own apartment and community.

COVID-19 update: PAL is still operating as normal during COVID-19 with extra precautions and PPE in place. In-person group activities are currently on …

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In partnership with Toronto Ride, the West Neighbourhood House Transportation program offers door-to-door, individualized and affordable transportation services for older adults.
COVID-19 update: Transportation is still operating during COVID-19. All drivers and clients must wear masks during the entirety of their ride, in accordance with Toronto Public Health requirements.

 
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Who is eligible:
Transportation is available for older …

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A Meals on Wheels volunteer delivers a meal to an older adult during the COVID-19 pandemic

Meals on Wheels delivers healthy meals to your door six days a week to help our clients remain independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
COVID-19 update: Meals on Wheels continues during COVID-19, using no-contact delivery and personal protective equipment to keep our clients safe.
 
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Who can access Meals on Wheels:
Our volunteers deliver meals …

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Our Home Supports program provides a range of essential support services to older adults, and adults with disabilities, so they may continue to live safely and independently at home.
In doing so, we aim to prevent or delay admission to long term care facilities, and to reduce hospital emergency department admissions.

We are also able to provide …

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Our Case Management services assist older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers to live independently in the community, providing help with intake, in-home and office assessments, individual and family counselling, and more.
COVID-19 update: Case Management is open and accepting new referrals during the pandemic. We are providing assistance remotely, with in-person support available in …

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Our Caregiver Support Services provide ways for caregivers to reduce and manage their stress and to increase their knowledge, resources and skills as caregivers.
When caregivers have more support, they can provide care longer!

COVID-19 update: Caregiver Support Services are currently operating over the phone or virtually.
 
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What services we provide for caregivers:

Individual and family counseling …

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The Respite program provides essential services to assist with activities of daily living, meeting the social and safety needs of clients who continue to reside in their homes.
COVID-19 update: We are running our Respite services as normal, with additional precautions (including PPE) in place.

 
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What we do:
We have a compassionate team of dedicated Home Support …

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A participant in the Adult Day Program smiles for the camera while participating in a music activity

The Adult Day Program (ADP) is a multilingual service that offer social and recreational activities for people with physical or cognitive impairments.
Individuals are cared for in a friendly and secure environment where we strive to keep everyone socially active and mentally and physically stimulated. The program also provides the opportunity for caregivers to have time to …

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