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Vince Malette Functional Fitness Program

A weekly fitness program geared for people living with dementia.

Carefor’s physiotherapy team lead this 45 minute program and use PWR!Moves as a basis for the exercises. PWR!Moves are movements that incorporate weight shifting to maintain or improve balance to help reduce falls risk.

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 12:00 pm
Resurrection Lutheran Church
1325 Gaultois Ave, in Orleans.

Contact us

Erica Miskiman, Team Lead
613 526 7170 x 8808
emiskiman@carefor.ca

If you’re looking to spend some free time making life better for others, we have many opportunities for you.

Join our community of supporters who are helping make life better for seniors in their community.

Carling Adult Day Program

Come for the care, stay for the fun.

The Carling Day Program gives people living with dementia a chance to enjoy a fun day out with friends in a safe and supportive setting, while giving their loved ones a well-deserved break.

Information, supportive counseling and referrals to other community services and programs are also available.

Program details

When is it: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: $25.00 per day.

How can I join: Program referrals are made by Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain (HCCSS), as well as health care professionals and other Community Support Services and programs.

Inquiries are always welcome by calling the program directly.

For information on eligibility, contact Home and Community Care Support Services at 310-2222 (no area code required).

Transportation

Cost: We can arrange transportation for participants living within the program’s boundaries for $16.00 (return trip).

Pick up: Participants are usually picked up between 8:00 and 9:00am

Drop off: Between 2:45 and 3:30pm.

Staff can also assist with accessing community transportation services or para Transpo. A family member or designate must be there to meet the client at the end of the day.

Contact Us

Cheryl Conway, Program Supervisor
833-922-2734 x 1966
cconway@carefor.ca

If you’re looking to spend some free time making life better for others, we have many opportunities for you.

Join our community of supporters who are helping make life better for seniors in their community.

Foot Care Clinics

Your feet carry you where you need to go through life and making sure they’re healthy makes for a better life.

Health complications can affect them, but our Foot Care team is there to help, offering a variety of services to keep you on your feet.

Services include:

  • Comprehensive Foot Assessment
  • Cutting and filing of toenails
  • Treatment of ingrown nails, thickened nails
  • Paddings as necessary to improve comfort and mobility
  • Preventative foot care
  • Referrals as necessary

Going Home Program

The Going Home Program helps seniors remain safely at home after leaving the hospital.

The program offers a basket of community support services, including frozen and hot meals, transportation, homemaking and personal support services. Services are free of charge within the first 10 business days when leaving the hospital. 

How do I get service?
  • Assessment

    Clients are assessed and referred to the Going Home Program by the Hospital Discharge Planner and/or by the Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM) Nurse in the Emergency Departments of our Champlain District hospitals.

  • Eligibility
    • Age: 65 years of age and older.
    • Mobility aligns with Champlain Community Transportation Collaborative criteria.
    • Services will not be duplicated either through Home and Community Care, new or existing services in the community, or paid services.
    • Clients living in Retirement Homes are eligible for transportation services only.
    • Clients with contact precautions are eligible dependent on the availability of PPE for client and driver (if necessary), and referral includes a description of the precaution. Intake reserves the ability to refuse the referral if deemed unable to safely service the client.

Contact Us

Once you are home, if you have any questions or if you have not heard from an intake person within two business days from your discharge, please contact:

Williamsburg

Phone: (613) 535-2924
Toll Free: 1 (877) 881-5888

Ottawa

Phone: (613) 238-8420
Toll Free: 1 (877) 818-0884

Eastern Counties

Phone: (613) 932-3451
Toll Free: 1 (800) 267-1741

Pembroke-Renfrew

Phone: (613) 732-3949

Going Home Referral Form

English
French

Going Home Referral Fillable Form

English
French

Patient Information Sheet

English
French

Homemaking

Homemaking Services help seniors stay at home longer.

The Program provides tailored light housekeeping services to seniors and physically disabled adults living at home. To qualify for the program, clients are assessed by a Carefor team member.  There is a minimal cost for the services, which may include housekeeping tasks like cleaning, laundry and changing linens.

Services offered

  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Making the bed/changing linens
  • Laundry
  • Washing floors
  • Cleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces
  • Cleaning appliances
  • Emptying garbage

Eligibility

Seniors over 65 years of age who meet the requirements based on the mandatory InterRai CHA health assessment.

*Note: There is currently a waitlist for this service. You will be contacted as soon as your referral can be reviewed.

Available in these locations:

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

Homemaking Intake Coordinator

Phone: 613-740-5783
Email: homemaking@carefor.ca

Rehabilitation Services

Helping you maintain function and choice in how you want to live.

Our experienced and trained rehabilitation team offer services to help you build and maintain independence offering you support in your home.

Available at these locations:

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

By the numbers

95%

of home care clients rate Carefor’s services as good or excellent.

37,184

appointments by Carefor rehabilitation staff in 2022.

Personal Support Services

Carefor Personal Support Workers are available 24/7 to support you, offering independence, connection and caring, whether at home, in a retirement home or assisted living.

Personal Care & Exercises

Including bathing assistance, grooming, dressing, and feeding.

Respite & Companionship

Have a PSW offer you a break in the care of your loved one.

Light housekeeping

Including laundry, light meal preparation and more

Available at these locations:

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

Carefor Health & Community Services

205 Amelia Street
Cornwall, ON K6H 3P3

Phone: 613-932-3451

By the numbers

95%

of home care clients rate Carefor’s services as good or excellent.

730,130

hours of care provided by Carefor PSWs in 2022

If it hadn’t been for my PSW, I don’t think I’d make it.”

Lois.F., Carefor PSS client for 30 years

Nursing

Exceptional, compassionate care in your home.

Our nurses will develop and deliver an individualized care plan to help you improve your quality of life or to help you end your journey with comfort and dignity.

Nursing Clinics

*Not walk-in clinics

Ottawa West End

2580 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2B 7H5

Phone: 613-820-2398

Tuesday – Friday
8:00AM – 4:00PM

Ottawa East End

760 Belfast Road
Ottawa, ON K1G 6M8

Toll-free: 1-833-922-2734

Monday – Friday
8:15AM – 6:30PM

Saturday – Sunday
8:00AM – 4:30PM

  • Complex wound care
  • Ostomy care
  • Palliative care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Health monitoring
  • Advanced foot care (clinic only)

No matter how many frightening new procedures and processes I was going through, I knew I could always depend on you all and the quality of your care. You have all played a huge role in saving my life and did it with skill, kindness and laughter. All I can say is thank you always.”

P.H. Carefor Nursing Client

By the numbers

97%

of home care clients would recommend Carefor to their family and friends.

76,980

visits provided by Carefor nurses in 2022.