Care Programs for Persons with Dementia (PWD)

The Alzheimer Society of Windsor & Essex County provides a number of programs that offer direct care for persons with dementia, affording much needed caregiver relief to Care Partners.

Day Away Program

Persons with dementia will experience meaningful & beneficial socialization and stimulation through a numbers appropriate activities offered at the Day Away Program held at the Alzheimer Society.

In- Home Respite Care Program

The In-Home Respite Care Program provides temporary in-home relief to the primary caregiver. It allows the caregiver to conduct personal activities with the assurance that the person they are caring for is cared for by a professionally trained  respite worker.

Volunteer Companion Program

The Volunteer Companion Program allows for short-term relief for care partners, while providing companionship, socialization and supervision to persons with dementia, in their own home.


For more information on this service please contact Janice Laforest, First Link® Coordinator, at (519) 974-2220 ext. 231.

    Last Updated: 11/08/2017