The Life Long Care Program provides services and care for people of all ages that have physical disabilities, serious health issues, or those who are frail and/or elderly. The goal of the program is to assist program participants in stabilizing their health. Assistance with the coordination of medical appointments, transportation, prevention of isolation through interaction and social activities, referrals and advocacy to access community supports. Services can be provided on a short-term or long-term basis and will be determined through an intake and assessment process.
The Life Long Care Program is able to provide assistance in the following areas:
- Medical transportation services;
- Medical escorts;
- Referrals to community services and Friendship Centre programs;
- Preparing forms and applications;
- Congregate dining services (includes meal and activity);
- Home visits/Friendly visits;
- Security checks (in person or over the phone);
- Caregiver Support services (respite and training);
- Advocacy with community agencies;
- Access to cultural activities, traditional foods, ceremonies, Elders and Healers;
- Assistance with housing issues;
- Transitioning from ODSP to Old Age Pension;
- Locating a family doctor;
- Assist in obtaining medical equipment and supplies.