Dufferin, County of

Site: Orangeville - Ambulance Headquarters

Service: Community Paramedic Service

Record #: DUF0001
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 10 May 2023


Description (Service) Non-emergency, community-based service supports vulnerable patients living independently in the community. Aims to reduce 911 calls, emergency department visits and hospital admissions. Services include:
  • in-home assessments
  • safe home assessments
  • scheduled wellness checks
  • remote patient monitoring
  • direct communication with primary care providers
  • diagnostic tests

Service Details

Hours Community Paramedics are available 24 hours a day/7 days per week  
Mon-Sun 7 am-10 pm (in-person appointments)  
Mon-Sun 10 pm-7 am (virtual only)
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Patients who require additional assistance while living in their home, including high-risk clients living with complex medical issues such as diabetes, COPD and CHF
Application Email or fax form Microsoft Word - Community Paramedicine Referal blank form v.2.1 (COVID) (headwatershealth.ca) 
Referrals from patients, family members or service providers will be reviewed upon receipt to determine eligibility for program.  
Community Paramedics will make initial contact with the patient within 24 hours after receiving a referral to discuss
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
325 Blind Line
Orangeville, ON
Canada L9W 5J8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-941-0509
Toll Free Phone 1-844-791-1182
Fax 519-941-2486
E-Mail communityparamedic@dufferincounty.ca
Website https://www.dufferincounty.ca/paramedic-services/community-paramedic-program
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DufferinMedics
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/DufferinMedics
Primary Contact Gary Staples, Deputy Chief - Performance, Quality and Development
Primary Executive Warden; Email: warden@dufferincounty.ca

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