Tele-Care Program

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The Tele-Care Program is a phone based Friendly Visiting program supported by trained volunteers who make phone calls to clients on a pre-determined schedule.

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For more information please contact Christine Hurtubise, Coordinator of Volunteer programs.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 905-687-6856 ext. 544

Purpose of the Program

  • To decrease isolation of individuals living with dementia and care partners in the community
  • To provide some much needed personal time for care partners
  • To share information on Alzheimer Society programs, services and educational opportunities
  • To provide more timely access to services at the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
  • To increase social interactions of individuals living with dementia and care partners

Program Criteria

  • An individual living with dementia in the community who is connected to an Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region Family Support Counsellor
  • A care partner of someone living with dementia in the community who is connected to an Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region Family Support Counsellor
  • An individual who demonstrates a decrease in social involvement and engagement
  • An individual who would benefit from increased social contact by phone

Friendly Visiting Program

The Friendly Visiting Program matches a person living with dementia with a trained volunteer to decrease social isolation through weekly visits.

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Programs in Niagara Region

We offer many programs and services to support the individual living with dementia, care partners, friends, family and educational services for professionals and the general public.

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