Assistance to seniors, vulnerable, recently discharged from hospital or seniors living alone:
1)call 211 to determine if would qualify for City of Ottawa Home Help (based on financial aid)- for home services for seniors/ recently discharged or progressing frail seniors
access-healthcare.com- search on www.champlainhealthline.ca- search home help
2)Bag Half Full YOW program wherein medical students are currently offering pickup and drop off of groceries and prescriptions to sick,elderly, self-isolating and immunocompromised residents of Ottawa
Seniors Health Knowledge Network
Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario
Seniors and Complex Care
Assisted Living Services for High Risk Seniors
Convalescent Care Program
Senior Friendly Hospital Strategy
Seniors with Responsive Behaviours
For patients with Complex Needs
Coordinating all the services and supports that a person with multiple health conditions requires. That’s the idea behind the Health Links approach.
Home First is a philosophy that is supported by a range of services that help hospital patients to safely continue their recovery at home while receiving enhanced home-care services. These patients are often frail seniors who have completed their acute-care treatment.
Seniors Exercise Classes and Physiotherapy Services/ Falls Prevention
After changes to publicly-funded physiotherapy in 2013, the LHIN, health care partners and providers worked together to ensure that people in this region receive continued or enhanced access to Exercise and Falls Prevention Classes for seniors in community settings, and two kinds of Physiotherapy Services: those offered in clinics, and in-home.