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Program: Caregiver Support and Education

Organizations: Acclaim Health - Oakville - Speers Rd - Community Support Services
Acclaim Health - Oakville - Trafalgar Rd - Alzheimer Services
Description of Services: Education, support and resource information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementia to clients, families, and professionals * a resource library is available for loan of a wide variety of education materials

Free, eight week dementia information series
  • offered twice yearly for caregivers
  • topics include introduction to dementia and Alzheimer disease * understanding changes in behavior * communicating with persons with dementia * community support services * safety in the home and community * planning for the future: long term care homes * care for the caregiver: coping strategies * information on tax programs

Mid to late stage of dementia discussion series * free, five weeks discussion series
  • focuses on issues related to the middle to late stages of dementia
  • topics include managing the changes * safety in the home and continence information * when to apply for long term care * decisions for end of life care

One-on-one caregiver support is also available by contacting Caregiver Education Coordinator at 905-847-9559 or 1-800-387-7127 ext 2411 or ext 2417

Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Persons with Alzheimer disease and related disorders, their families and caregivers
Application: Information available on the website * registration required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Halton Region and area

Phone Numbers: 905-847-9559
Toll-Free: 1-800-387-7127
Fax: 905-842-2883
Email: generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website: www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/alzheimer-servi...
Address: Sheridan College, Centre for Elder Research
1430 Trafalgar Rd, K Wing
Oakville, ON
L6H 2L1
Intersection: Trafalgar Rd and Upper Middle Rd
Location: Oakville (College Park)
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Resource Centre: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Executives: Renita Wood - Director, Alzheimer Services
Contacts: Vinitha Nair - Caregiver Education Coordinator
1-800-387-7127 ext 2411 * vnair@acclaimhealth.ca
Ana Nunes-Freitas - Caregiver Education Coordinator
1-800-387-7127 ext 2417 * annunes-freitas@acclaimhealth.ca

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 6/13/2018

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