Community Care Durham

Site: Whitby Office

Service: Home Support Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-668-6223
Toll Free Phone Meals on Wheels/Community Food Box 1-888-255-6680
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: 905-430-0263; Email: ybrooks@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Alternate Contact Erin Harvey, Program Assistant; Phone: 905-668-2141; Email: eharvey@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Marcy Marchuk, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 269; Email: mmarchuk@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Primary Executive Sally Barrie, Director, Home Support Program; Phone: 905-668-6291; Email: sbarrie@communitycaredurham.on.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) During COVID-19 situation note certain program changes:

HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM Services that support adults and their caregivers with 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.

Home Support Services

Transportation NON-ESSENTIAL SUSPENDED, essential drive would be drives for dialysis treatments, chemotherapy and possibly Specialist appointments, decided on a case by case basis * All essential drives will take place in our CCD Transportation vehicles or volunteer vehicles * Cleaning will be completed following each drive

Home Help SUSPENDED Light housekeeping assistance

Home Maintenance SUSPENDED Occasional minor repairs, yard work, grass cutting, snow shovelling 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

Community Food Box -- Plentiful box of essentials to people who fit criteria (income, ability to get outside/shop, isolation) for $30

Luncheon Out SUSPENDED An opportunity for adults with physical disabilities and the frail elderly to enjoy a nutritious meal, information and/or entertainment in a local, centrally located setting * luncheons are held at preset times * transportation can be arranged

Friendly Visiting By telephone Volunteers visit on a regular basis with clients who are isolated * activities may include playing cards, taking walks, doing crafts or just enjoying pleasant conversation

Telephone Security Checks 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 SUSPENDED Foot care services provided by trained registered foot care nurse available to clients in Adult Day Program

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 COVID-19 ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Grocery Delivery ; Home Delivered Meals ; Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services ; Homemaker Assistance ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Senior Meals ; Senior Ride Programs ; Specialized Information and Referral ; Telephone Reassurance

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