Dufferin Child and Family Services

Site: Dufferin Child and Family Services

Service: Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent Day Respite Program

Description
Description (Service) MFTD Day Respite Program operates for children under 18 years of age who are deemed Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent by the Community Care Access Centre (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care). Program offers:
  • Staffing ratio to meet the needs of this client group and specialized equipment.
  • M.F.T.D Coordinator is a nurse and present at all times.
  • Children enjoy a multi-sensory, fun filled day with a meaningful program designed just for them.
  • Children are able to use the snoezelen room which is a multi-sensory experience that meets their particular sensory needs with positive outcomes.
No fee for program but parents are expected to provide all medications, meals, snacks personal items and equipment such as suction machines and feeding pumps.

This program operates out of agency’s spacious and brightly lit multi-purpose room bi-weekly on Saturdays.

For all programs contact office or visit website.

Calls made to office after hours, weekends and on holidays will be answered by 24hr answering service.
Service Details
Hours Office: Mon, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-5 pm, Tue, Wed 8:30 am-8:30 pm  
Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Dates Bi-weekly on Saturdays
Short summer program is also offered
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under
Application Referral by Home and Community Care (formerly CCAC)
Languages English
Fees None ; No fee for this program but parents are expected to provide all medications, meals, snacks, personal items and equipment such as suction machines and feeding pumps
Address and Location
Located In Community Orangeville
Address & Map
655 Riddell Rd
Orangeville, ON L9W 4Z5
 
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Intersection Cross street: Broadway and 2nd St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-941-1530  
Calls made to office after hours, weekends and on holidays will be answered by 24hr answering service.
Fax 519-941-1525
Website www.dcafs.on.ca

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