|Record #: PER2207||Last Modified: 25 Jun 2021||Last Full Update: 25 Jun 2021|
|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. Suspended 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 of Perth County 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||Perth County|
|Eligibility||Individuals with memory loss|
|Application||Call to register|
|Fees||See website for details|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Stratford|
|Intersection||C H Meier Blvd and Ontario St (Hwy 7)|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||Office: 519-271-1910|
|Toll Free Phone||Office: 1-888-797-1882
Direct line to Medic Alert: 1-855-581-3794
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/AlzheimerSocietyPerth
|Primary Contact||Emilia Klassen, Public Education Coordinator; Email: email@example.com|
|Alternate Contact||Lori Speiran, Operations Coordinator; Phone: ext 30; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Primary Executive||Debbie Deichert, Executive Director; Email: email@example.com|
|Mailing Address||1020 Ontario St
Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3