Wendat Community Programs

Site: Penetanguishene

Service: Psychogeriatric Services

Description
Description (Service) Provides transition services and a mobile social work service * transition services assist seniors with severe behaviours and complex mental health needs to transition, usually from hospital care, to another supported care environment * mobile social work services provide support with short term counselling, and connection to additional resources and support services
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network ; Simcoe County - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network
Eligibility Transition Service: 
* Persons aged 65 and over with a serious mental illness and/or complex medical and neurodegenerative disease process 
* Persons under 65 years of age who suffer from a cognitive impairment related to a neurodegenerative disease process or a complicated Serious Mental Illness.  
 
Mobile Social Work Service:  
* Persons with mental health concerns and complex care needs who reside alone or with with family, experiencing challenges which interfere with their ability to function on a social, emotional or interpersonal level 
* Service to seniors under 65 will be considered on a case by case basis.
Application Transition services requires a referral from a health care professional * Mobile Social Work service referrals may be made by the individual, healthcare professionals, community service organizations and family members * Applications are available for download from the website or contact Wendat direclty for more information
Languages English ; French - Interpretation, Publications, interpretation-formal ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation, Programs, Interpretive Services (Programs, multilingual service by request)
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address & Map
Wendat Seniors Residence
44 Dufferin St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1H4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-355-1022
Fax 705-355-1026
Website www.wendatprograms.com/
Primary Contact Zina Thomson, Psychogeriatric Services for Seniors; Phone: ext 228; Email: zina@wendatprograms.com
Primary Executive Andrea Abbott-Kokosin, Executive Director; Phone: 705-526-1305; Email: Andrea@wendatprograms.com

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