Community Care Durham

Site: Whitby Office

Service: Home Support Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-668-6223
Fax 905-668-7190
E-Mail webmaster@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Website www.communitycaredurham.on.ca
Located In Community Whitby
Address 20 Sunray St, Unit 5
Whitby, ON L1N 8Y3
 
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Intersection Sunray St and Consumers Dr
Contact Information
Primary Contact Yvonne Brooks, Manager; Phone: ext 222; Email: ybrooks@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Contact Sarah Luis, Program Assistant; Phone: 238 ext 221; Email: sluis@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-623-2261 ext 221; Fax: 905-623-2604; Email: mmarchuk@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Primary Executive Laura Ricketts, Executive Director; Phone: 905-668-6378; Email: lricketts@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Executive Sally Barrie, Director, Home Support Program; Phone: 905-668-6291; Email: sbarrie@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM 
Services that support adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health * assists clients to remain in their own homes and communities, and to function as independently as possible  
 
Transportation  
Drives for clients primarily to medical appointments, and when time allows to shopping and other errands  
 
Home Help 
Light housekeeping assistance  
 
Home Maintenance  
Occasional minor repairs, yard work, grass cutting, snow shoveling or one-time clean-up 
 
Meals on Wheels™  
Nutritionally balanced meals to people who are unable to prepare meals or easily shop for groceries * hot or frozen meals are delivered by volunteers * special diets are available  
 
Friendly Visiting  
Volunteer visits on a regular basis with lonely or isolated clients * activities may include playing cards, taking walks, doing crafts or just enjoying pleasant conversation 
 
Telephone Reassurance  
Daily Monday to Friday telephone calls to clients for a friendly check-in and brief chat * checks on their well-being and reassures them that help is available if and when needed  
 
Footcare Program 
Foot care services provided by trained registered foot care nurse available to clients in Adult Day Program 
 
Luncheon Out 
With a focus on helping seniors stay connected, provides an nutritious meal and entertainment in a social setting
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitby
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; Service ; Client pays for Transportation, Home Help, Home Maintenance, Meals on Wheels, Luncheon Out, Foot Care programs
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Subjects
Service Categories Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Homemaker Assistance ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Senior Ride Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ; Telephone Reassurance

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