Ne Chee Friendship Centre
Life Long Care Program

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Provides culturally appropriate and holistic long term support services and programs

Aboriginal Support Program
  • Provides afternoons for socialization and activities such as Native crafts
  • Offers deliveries to clients' homes of items such as prescriptions and groceries
  • Provides accompaniment to appointments and errands
  • Offers assistance with various tasks such as letter writing

Congregate Dining
  • Organizes a twice monthly visit to Birchwood Long Term Care home
  • Provides story telling, activities and refreshments at Birchwood for program participants
  • Provides transportation for attendees

Friendly Visiting

Arranges weekly visits from support worker in individual's home upon request

Security Checks

Makes weekly calls to clients' homes to check on them and to determine pending appointments

Transportation Program
  • Provides transportation on an as needed basis to all events at the Centre, the hospital or clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping
  • Arranges transportation for out of town specialist appointments when no other arrangements are available
  • Provides bus passes and taxi fare and arrangements when required

Walking Program

Coordinates a group walking program at the recreation centre, indoors during winter months and outside during the summer
Eligibility
Open to all with a focus on off reserve Indigenous individuals who are disabled, chronically ill and/or have special needs
Transportation Program
  • Must be a client of the program
  • Priority given for medical appointments


Age Requirements: Ages: 40 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Intake assessment required
  • Advance registration required
Transportation Program
Must call a minimum of 24 hours ahead to make arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 3, 2019

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