Life Long Care Program

Goals & Objectives:
To provide culturally appropriate long term care services to Aboriginal people in the London area; To assist Aboriginal vulnerable, frail, disabled, at-risk elderly, chronically ill people of any age to live independently and reach their highest potential for well-being. To ensure N’Amerind Life Long Care Program is holistic in scope addressing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals, families and their caregivers.

Who is Eligible for the Program?
Any frail, at risk elderly, chronically ill or disabled Aboriginal people of any age in the London area who require Life Long Care Program Services.

Life Long Care Program Services Available
Aboriginal Support Service: Support is given to clients through information referrals, advocacy and assistance to access health care services within the mainstream and Aboriginal Community.

Transportation: Assistance is given to a client to attend medical appointments and N`Amerind Friendship Centre programs.

Congregate Dining: A support service that provides transportation, nutritious meals and social activity clients.

Security Checks: A support service which provides isolated clients with regular contact to check the health and safety of the client.

Friendly Visiting: Visitations with isolated persons are provided in home, hospital or nursing home.

Caregiver Support Services: Counseling, Training, Information, and Education is provided to assist & support the mental, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of the caregiver and client.

Volunteer Hospice Visiting: This support service is for individuals at the end stage of life or illness. The hospice visitor will provide support to the client and their caregivers, which includes bereavement support.

For More Information please contact:

Laural Day
lday@namerind.on.ca

Joanne Doxtator
jdoxtator@namerind.on.ca

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