Alzheimer Society of Perth County

Site: Mailing Address Only

Service: MedicAlert Safely Home

Description
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.
Service Details
Hours MedicAlert Safely Home Program Hotline: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Individuals with memory loss
Application Call to register
Languages English
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
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 519-271-1910
Toll Free Phone Office: 1-888-797-1882
Direct line to Medic Alert: 1-855-581-3794
Fax 519-271-1231
E-Mail eklassen@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Website www.alzheimerperthcounty.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/AlzheimerSocietyPerth
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/alzheimerperth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Alzperth
Primary Contact Emilia Klassen, Public Education Coordinator; Email: eklassen@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Alternate Contact Lori Speiran, Operations Coordinator; Phone: ext 30; Email: lspeiran@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Primary Executive Debbie Deichert, Executive Director; Email: ddeichert@alzheimerperthcounty.com
Mailing Address 1020 Ontario St 
Stratford, ON N5A 6Z3

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