Gateway Centre of Excellence In Rural Health

Site: Telephone Service

Service: Rural Women's Health Support Initiative - Caregiver Coaching Program

Description
Description (Service) Serves women and men caregivers of all ages * trained volunteers provide health coaching for caregivers * coaches provide up to 45 minutes per call to support caregivers in both English and French * volunteer-facilitated follow-up calls are available and encouraged 
 
Assistance can include: 
* locating contact information for community support services 
* creating personalized action plans to lighten caregiver challenges 
* someone to talk to who understands the caregiver role and knows how important it is to care for the caregiver
Service Details
Hours Calls are returned Mon-Fri within 48 hours
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Caregivers in Bruce and Grey counties requiring support
Application Call
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Huron County
Address & Map
Southwestern Ontario, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-844-868-4455
E-Mail caregiversupport@gatewayruralhealth.ca
Website www.gatewayruralhealth.ca/rwhsi.html
Primary Contact Sheila Schuehlein, Peer Health Support Project Lead; Phone: (Business) 519-600-5195; Email: s.schuehlein@gatewayresearch.ca
Alternate Contact Andrea Morrison, Program and Communications Manager, Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario; Phone: (Business) 905-662-2691; Email: andream@fwio.on.ca
Mailing Address P.O. Box 1181 
Seaforth, ON N0K 1W0

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