Launch of 24 Hour Winter Respite Service
for Homeless People at 705 Progress Avenue Scarborough, ON
on November 15, 2017 at 12:30pm
Service operating from November 15 2017 - April 15 2018
Byng Towers Assisted Living Programme:
Provides on-site compassionate care and services to low-income, frail seniors and those living with disabilities. Personal care provided by our professional, compassionate team of PSWs (Personal Support Workers). Support services include: daily visits, medication reminders, security checks, light housekeeping support, 24 hour Direct Alert Personal Emergency Response System($10.00 monthly), transportation, trips and shopping. Seniors participate in social and recreational activities including social circle, lectures and special events.
Location: Byng Towers, 3330 Danforth Avenue
Home Support Programme:
Home Support serves seniors and persons with disabilities who require assistance to maintain their independence and peace of mind in the community. Our professional team of Home Support Workers provide assistance with housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, shopping, banking, escorts to appointments. Client needs are assessed individually. Fees vary.
Heat/Cold Alert Programme:
Clients who may be at risk during extreme heat or cold weather are called and monitored whenever an alert is issued by Toronto Public Health.
Yard Work/Snow Removal
Provides yard work and snow removal assistance for seniors or persons with disabilities. May be used on an ongoing basis or as needed. Fee-for-service.
Matches volunteers with seniors or those with disabilities. Reduces isolation, improves well-being. Clients’ needs are assessed to determine the frequency of the calls, ie to check in and for reminders to take medications.
Contact Andrea, Home Support Coordinator at 416-694-1138 ext 138 or firstname.lastname@example.org