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Canadian Red Cross Society
Northern Ontario
Priority Assistance to Transition Home Program

Works in partnership with Timiskaming Home Support (THS) to offer assistance to patients who are transitioning from hospital to home through the following services:
  • Transportation home
  • Assistance with picking up prescriptions
  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Referral to community support services
Program operates out of the Timmins and District Hospital, located on Ross Ave E
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • 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 identified 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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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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