|Description (Service)||COVID19 - continuing to support the most vulnerable community members impacted by dementia through regular support telephone calls and email for those who have email, face-to-face meetings including home and office visits. Reaching out to the community by initiating support calls and monitoring office telephones daily. If emotional support is required as a result of living with or caring for someone with dementia to contact the Alzheimer Society Huron Perth at 519-271-1910 or EMAIL.
The Alzheimer Society of Canada is partnered with the Canadian MedicAlert Foundation to provide the MedicAlert Safely Home program; a nationwide program designed to help people with memory loss who are at risk of getting confused, leaving home and becoming lost.
A Medic Alert Safely Home bracelet is worn by the person at risk to speed up the search process by allowing police and emergency responders to quickly identify the person and assist in a safe return home. The bracelet information is customizable, allowing for additional medical information to also be shared with first responders.
A fee of $60 is applicable.
|Hours||MedicAlert Safely Home Program Hotline: Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Huron County ; Perth County|
|Eligibility||Individuals with memory loss|
|Application||Call to register|
|Fees||See website for details|
Address and Location
|Located In Community||Central Huron|
|Address & Map||
Central Huron, ON
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-797-1882, Direct line to Medic Alert: 1-855-581-3794|
|Social Media|| Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimerHuronPerth
|Primary Contact||Jenn Burns, Manager Programs and Services; Phone: 519-271-1910; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Cathy Ritsema, Executive Director; Phone: 519-482-1482; Email: email@example.com|
|Mailing Address||c/o Alzheimer Society Huron Perth; PO Box 639
Central Huron, ON
Canada N0M 1L0