Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward
|Record #: VIQ0490||Last Full Update: 12 Apr 2019|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Picton|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||King St and Paul St|
|Bus Route Notes||Quinte Access for accessible transportation program|
|Physical Access||Not Accessible|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||CV19 Office closed until further notice, however, staff will work remotely and will call or access Zoom meetings to provide support -- to contact call 613-962-0892 or follow Facebook for updates * All in-person support groups, educations sessions and home visit are cancelled until further notice ( March 26, 2020)
Provides information and support to persons dealing with the challenges of dementia * Includes family and professional caregivers, persons living with dementia and the general public * works with neighbouring Societies in presenting public forums, a caregiver retreat and a workshop for persons living with dementia * has a wide variety of brochures and information pamphlets, along with a lending library * An Education and Support co-ordinator will make home and office visits to discuss a family's challenges with dementia and help plan for future needs * works closely with other community resources, such as Providence Care outreach teams, the Family Health Team, Community Care for Seniors to make referrals to appropriate resources * is a source for the MedicAlert Safely Home (MASH) program to register persons with dementia, in case of wandering risks.
|Hours||Mon - Thur 8:30 am- 4:30 pm|
|Meetings||Caregiver support groups meet in Picton and Wellington monthly. Visit the website or call the office for current dates, times and locations.
Education series and public education sessions are scheduled throughout the year.
|Areas Served||Prince Edward County|
|Eligibility||Individuals with Alzheimer disease or other related dementias and their caregivers. No formal diagnosis required, self referrals welcome|
|Application||call for appointment|
|Service Categories||Dementia ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ; Volunteer Opportunities|
|Primary Contact||Angela Meraw, Operations & Program Manager; Phone: 613-962-0892 * 613-476-2085; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Angela Meraw|
|Primary Executive||Maureen Corrigan, Executive Director; Phone: 613-476-2085 * 613-962-0892; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Funding||Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Southeast Local Health Integration Network (SE LHIN), Fundraising (Walk for Alzheimers, Coffee Break, Tag Days, Golf Event), Donations (Charitable Registration Number: 118784909RR0001)|
|Elections||Board of Governors elected for a three year term. Submit application if interested.|
|Resources||The Society has a wide variety of brochures and information pamphlets, along with a lending library.|