Wendat Community Programs

Site: Penetanguishene

Service: Psychogeriatric Services

Description (Service) Provides transition services and a mobile social work service * 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 services provide support with short term counselling, and connection to additional resources and support services
Service Details
Public Comments Covid-19 Facility is closed at this time, call for assistance.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network ; Simcoe County - Areas served by the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network
Eligibility Transition Service:
  • Persons aged 65 and over with a serious mental illness and/or complex medical and neurodegenerative disease process 
  • Persons under 65 years of age who suffer from a cognitive impairment related to a neurodegenerative disease process or a complicated Serious Mental Illness.  
    Mobile Social Work Service:
    • Persons 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 seniors under 65 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 English ; French - Interpretation, Publications, interpretation-formal ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation, Programs, Interpretive Services (Programs, multilingual service by request)
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address & Map
Wendat Seniors Residence
44 Dufferin St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1H4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-355-1022
Fax 705-355-1026
Website www.wendatprograms.com/
Primary Contact Zina Thomson, Psychogeriatric Services for Seniors; Phone: ext 228; Email: zina@wendatprograms.com
Primary Executive Andrea Abbott-Kokosin, Executive Director; Phone: 705-526-1305; Email: Andrea@wendatprograms.com

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