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Canadian Red Cross Society

Northern Ontario - Hospital Transition to Home Program


Description
Offers assistance to patients who are transitioning from a hospital stay to home which may include the following:
  • Assistance with transportation
  • Home configuration
  • Shopping
  • Finding other community support services to help
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Individuals 55 years and up who:
  • are able to direct own care or caregiver
  • are medically stable
  • are able to be left unattended
  • are 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
  • do not live in a long-term care home or Assisted Living where 24-hour care is provided

Application Process
Potential clients are identified by the hospital or via the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and bookings must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance
Fees
Service
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 3, 2020