Programs & Services
Provides a hot, nutritious meal that is delivered to a clients’ door by volunteers and employees. This service helps to promote independence, support those who are recovering from a short-term illness and addresses issues of poor nutrition. This program also provides a social contact to help clients stay safe.
Non-medical/emergency transportation is provided for programs and services offered by and/or arranged by the Tyendinaga Home Support Program. This service is not meant to be utilized as a form of a chartered bus service or a personal taxi service.
Social & Recreational Programs
Offers support and social interaction through one-on-one visits to isolated individuals. Regular friendly visits can occur at a clients’ home or at a social or cultural activity in the community. These visits will encourage active and independent living and decreases loneliness and isolation. Friendly visiting is not intended to replace services such as homemaking or respite care. However, the Friendly Visitor Program Co-ordinator will make appropriate referrals to other agencies, programs or services that may assist the client to meet their needs.
Provides information, referrals and assistance with personal medical alarms. The goal of this program is to provide clients with the security and confidence to continue to live independently.
Home Maintenance Program
Ensures the wellbeing and safety of our clients. This service is provided by a phone call or brief visit. This service provides support to people who are isolated, housebound or those with dementia.
Client Intervention and Assistance
Provides crisis intervention and support in critical situations until they are stabilized, and a follow-up plan is in place. Empowerment is an ongoing process, which is an essential component to the client intervention and assistance role. The relationship between the Client Intervention and Assistance Co-ordinator and the client and/or caregiver is a partnership. Clients’ needs and preferences will always be considered and respected.