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Alzheimer Society
Timmins Porcupine District
First Link Program

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  • Coordinates care, linking patient and family members through early referrals to community services for non-medical management from the point of diagnosis, throughout the continuum of the disease
  • Organizes and coordinates dementia education training sessions
  • Provides active follow-up and monitoring of patients and their family caregivers to assist in reducing the number of patient crises
  • Works to reduce caregiver burnout and premature long term care placement
  • Maintains statistics and evaluates patient and family caregiver outcomes

First Link referral partners include:
  • Community health centres
  • Geriatric specialists
  • Health Service providers
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Pharmacies
  • Primary care practitioners
Comments
Appointments outside of office hours can be requested
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia
  • Family, friends, and other partners in care for a person with dementia
  • Individuals concerned about memory loss or other cognitive changes
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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