Record #: GBA1518
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Dec 2022


Description (Service)

The In-Home Recreation Program matches a screened and trained volunteer with a person living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia for a period of 1 - 2 hours per week. Visits provide activities that support cognitive and social interaction for the person living with the disease while providing short periods of respite for the care partner. The program supports services to both the client and care partner.

Service Details


Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm. Evenings and weekends by appointment only

Areas Served Huron County ; Perth County
Eligibility Individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and their care partners, health professional, the general public

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Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Central Huron
Address & Map
Betty Cardno Memorial Centre; 317 Huron Rd
Central Huron, ON
Canada N0M 1L0
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Intersection Matilda St and Huron St (Hwy 8)
Physical Access Fully accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-482-1482 Huron, 519-271-1910 Perth
Toll Free Phone 1-800-561-5012 Huron, 1-888-797-1882 Perth
Fax 519-482-8692 Huron, 519-271-1231 Perth
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Instagram Instagram:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Marsha Dickson, In-Home Recreation Coordinator - Huron; Email:
Alternate Contact Cathy Ritsema, Executive Director; Phone: 519-482-1482; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Paulina Balch, Volunteer Coordinator, Alzheimer Society Huron Perth; Phone: 519-271-1910; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 639 
Central Huron, ON 
Canada N0M 1L0

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