This program offers crisis intervention, client service assistance and information for seniors, people with dementia and/or caregivers living in the community. Please note that this is not an emergency response service. Client service assistance includes problem identification, referral and services coordination and discharge program.
May include: Supportive counselling to seniors and their caregivers; Information and referral to community resources for identified needs or issues; Coordination of services; In-home visits; Practical assistance with regard to housing, finances, medical needs, income programs and accessing community services; Practical assistance such as filling out forms and applications (income tax, old age security, income supplement); Crisis intervention; Advocacy and assistance to people who are at risk of being unable to continue living independently in the community.
Seniors and caregivers, including those coping with dementia, who are in need of the service.
Markham Rd to Bayview Ave, Ellesmere Rd to Major Mackenzie Dr (York Region)
Client intervention and assistance
Referral not required. To access service contact the Social Worker at Yee Hong Centre.
The service is aimed at helping seniors cope with the daily demands of independent living in the community. It includes:
– Supportive counselling to seniors and their caregivers
– Information and referral to community resources
– Coordination of services
– Crisis intervention
– Practical assistance such as filling out forms and applications