Service: Community Support Services for seniors: Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Caregiver Support, Friendly Visiting, Reassurance Programs, Foot Care Clinics, Social Recreational Programs, Prince Edward County
|Record #: VIQ0813||Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2017|
|Address & Map|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible - entry doors have push button openers, level access|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Escorted Transportation -Volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments and to essential shopping locally to Belleville, Kingston or Toronto. Rides are provided for essential shopping in Picton (i.e. groceries & drug store). There is a small charge for each trip.
Hot or frozen meals (Meals on Wheels) are delivered to the door of seniors anywhere in Prince Edward County (Picton, Wellington, Consecon, Milford, Bloomfield, Demorestville, Ameliasburgh). Special diets can be accommodated for Meals on Wheels.
Foot Care Clinics are held in Picton, Wellington & Rossmore. Service provided by specially trained registered nurses.
Reassurance and Visiting Programs help seniors remain safe and socially involved even while they are shut in.
Living at Home - light and heavy housecleaning, meal preparation, yard and garden work, and snow shovelling.
Social / Recreational Programs - activities to maintain active living such as walking programs, Tai Chi, and Wii Bowling League.
Caregiver Support - respite and support for those who care for seniors at home.
Educational and Support Services - Driving course for seniors; hearing help classes; arthritis clinics; and regular educational speakers on topics of interest. Weekly newspaper columns; TV show on TVCogeco; radio show Aging Well in The County can be heard on 99.3CountyFM.
Help with forms including Income Tax and Ontario Energy Support Program for eligible seniors.
These and other services for seniors and their caregivers can be accessed by contacting Prince Edward Community Care.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Prince Edward County|
|Boundaries||Prince Edward County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 60 year(s) and up
Eligibility is in accordance with the Patients First Act and is based upon assessed need.
|Application||People must apply for service. Clients must book transportation 2 to 3 business days in advance. Please call ahead for an appointment with a Co-ordinator to discuss your needs.|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/CommunityCareforSeniors
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Sale of Goods - at Thrift Shop|
|Print Material||Pamphlets Available.|
|Date Updated||10 Jul 2017|
|Service Categories||Disability Related Transportation ; Senior Ride Programs ; Volunteer Opportunities|