Headwaters Health Care Centre

Site: Orangeville - Centennial Rd

Service: TeleCheck

Record #: ROP0010
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2022
Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2022


Description (Service) TeleCheck is a free, confidential  check-in call to support adults 55+ living independently in their homes. The program operates out of Orangeville, and has been running successfully for fifteen years. Calls are delivered each day by a team of volunteers and staff.

People interested in receiving the daily call-out service can register to become a Member of the service. No assessment is required; self-referral is accepted by individuals and families.

The service is available to adults 55+ and to caregivers, in Dufferin-Caledon.

How daily or periodic check-in calls help:
• Support health routine reminders (e.g. medications, meals, exercise, appointments)
• Provide social connection
• Increase safety, health and well-being
• Quick link to emergency response and to community resources when required
• Support for caregivers and individuals living with dementia
• Ease concerns for family

Service Details

Hours Mon-Sun 8:30 am-12 noon, 3:30 pm-7 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
and caregivers
  • No referral or assessment required
  • Call to register for service
  • To volunteer, call for details or visit website
  • Languages English
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Site Location Across from Georgian College
    Located In Community Orangeville
    Address & Map
    25 Centennial Rd, Unit 1
    Orangeville, ON L9W 1R1
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    Intersection Dawson Rd and Centennial Rd
    Physical Access Fully Accessible ; No walk-in service. Telephone only

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 519-415-3764
    After Hours Phone 519-415-3764
    Fax 1-855-749-6934
    E-Mail jmccallum@headwatershealth.ca
    Website www.headwatershealth.ca/Areas-of-Care/TeleCheck
    Primary Contact Jennifer McCallum McCallum, Manager, Headwaters Health Care Centre- TeleCheck; Phone: 519-217-5640

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