Wendat Community Programs

Service: Psychogeriatric Services, Penetanguishene

Record #: MID1141
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 23 Aug 2023


Description (Service) Psychogeriatric Services offering:

Transition Service

Service acts as a bridge in the transition of client specific care needs and management strategies across systems of care. The objective of the service is to provide a transition plan focused on reducing the responsive behaviours so that the individual can successfully move from one living situation to another. The person may be living in their own home or with family, be resident in hospital or LTC or other supportive housing with plans to move to alternative accommodation. The behaviour nurse works in concert with the client, family and all care partners in the clients current environment and their destination environment.
  • transition services assist seniors with severe behaviours and complex mental health needs to transition, usually from hospital care, to another supported care environment
Mobile Social Work

This service can provide psychosocial assessments and risk identification, case coordination as needed and appropriate therapeutic intervention related to: Depression, Anxiety, Family dynamics, Care-giver burn out, Elder abuse, neglect, health teaching and support service integration aimed at enhancing senior's social environment, raise sense of well-being and improve quality of life.
  • mobile social work services provide support with short term counselling, and connection to additional resources and support services

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; Area served by the Home and Community Care Support Services North Simcoe Muskoka
Eligibility Transition Service:
  • Individuals 65 years and older with a serious mental illness and/or complex medical and neurodegenerative disease process.
  • Individuals 65 years and younger who suffer from a cognitive impairment related to a neurodegenerative disease process or a complicated Serious Mental Illness. Mobile Social Work Service:
  • Individuals with mental health concerns and complex care needs who reside alone or with with family, experiencing challenges which interfere with their ability to function on a social, emotional or interpersonal level
  • Service to Older Adults 65 years and younger will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Application
  • Transition services requires a referral from a health care professional.
  • Mobile Social Work service referrals may be made by the individual, healthcare professionals, community service organizations and family members.
  • Applications are available for download from the website or contact Wendat direclty for more information.
  • Languages Interpretive Services available by request
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community Penetanguishene
    Address & Map
    The Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors, 44 Dufferin St
    Penetanguishene, ON
    Canada L9M 1H4
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    Intersection Dufferin St and Payette Dr
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-355-1022
    Fax 705-355-1026
    E-Mail info@wendatprograms.com
    Website https://www.wendatprograms.com
    Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WendatCommunityProgramsMidland/
    Primary Contact Zina Thomson, Psychogeriatric Services for Seniors; Phone: ext 228; Email: zina@wendatprograms.com
    Mailing Address The Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors, 44 Dufferin St 
    Penetanguishene, ON 
    Canada L9M 1H4

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