This service provides supportive or therapeutic counselling, education, information and referral to both the person with dementia and their caregiver at all stages of the disease, from before diagnosis to the late stage. Issues such as getting diagnosis, understanding dementia, immediate and future care of the person with dementia as well as family coping may be discussed.
Seniors living in the community. People with dementia and caregivers.
Lake Ontario to Eglinton, Ossington/Bathurst to the Etobicoke Creek. Seniors living outside the catchment area may be eligible to receive the services – please consult the Elderly Community Health Services Clinic.
Dementia specific counselling
Covered by OHIP
Social Worker and Nurse Clinician provide current information, education and support for patients, caregivers and others, as needed. Interpreters are used when the need is identified.