Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Site: Barrie - 125 Bell Farm Rd, Suite 201

Service: Indigenous Care Coordinator / Homemaking and Dementia Supports

Record #: BAR1859
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2022
Last Full Update: 14 Jun 2022

Description

Description (Service) Culturally sensitive homemaking and assisted living care services for older adults with age related health conditions and/or disabilities who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit

Homemaking Supports
  • light housekeeping
  • laundry
  • sweeping/mopping and dusting
  • personal hygiene care
  • medication support
  • meal preparation
  • social visiting
  • telephone reassurance
Transportation
  • local trips to shopping centres/banking, in Barrie only
Dementia supports:
  • education to increase awareness to support earlier identification and reduce stigma of Dementia
  • increase community support services to Indigenous families managing Dementia
Program is a partnership between Helping Hands and Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Service Details

Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Grey County ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Service Area
  • District of Muskoka - all areas
  • Simcoe County - all areas north of Hwy 89
  • Grey County - small portion of eastern Grey County, including Maxwell and Feversham
Boundaries North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Service Area
  • District of Muskoka - all areas
  • Simcoe County - all areas north of Hwy 89
  • Grey County - small portion of eastern Grey County, including Maxwell and Feversham
Eligibility For Homemaking Support
  • Individual lives in Barrie or Orillia
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities

For Transportation Services
  • individual must live in Barrie, local transportation only
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities

For Dementia Support
  • Individual lives within North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Services area
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities
Application
  • Call Indigenous Care Coordinator at 705-627-3499 or email icc@banac.on.ca
  • Referral form can be filed out through self-referral, partnering agency, community organization or from a family physician
  • Form can then be directly submitted to the Indigenous Care Coordinator to confirm the eligibility
  • Indigenous Care Coordinator will personally meet with the individual that is new to the program, to fill out the intake and assessment forms to identify any needs or requirements for the services provided, to develop a plan of care and to bridge the new connection between client and IILC worker
Languages English; Ojibwe
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
125 Bell Farm Rd
Suite 201
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 6L2
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

E-Mail icc@banac.on.ca
Website https://banac.on.ca/aging-well-senior-supports/
Primary Contact Margaret Bruyns, Indigenous Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-627-3499
Mailing Address 125 Bell Farm Rd 
Suite 201 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6L2

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