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Canadian Red Cross Society
Sault Ste Marie and District
Priority Assistance to Transition Home Program

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Offers assistance to patients who are transitioning from hospital to home through the following services:
  • Assistance with picking up prescriptions
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Referral to community support services
  • Transportation home
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Live in the City of Sault Ste Marie
  • Be able to direct own care or caregiver
  • Be medically stable
  • Be able to be left unattended
  • Requires one or both the transportation and settling in component of the program
  • Be mobile, ambulatory (able to self-transfer), and not need the assistance of more than one person to manage stairs
  • Pose no threat to the health and safety of self or workers; AND
  • Not live in a long-term care home or Assisted Living where 24-hour care is provided


Age Requirements: Ages: 55 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Potential clients are referred by the hospital or via the North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) and must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance
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Accessibility
Fully Accessible
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(50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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