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The Almonte General Hospital has been providing excellent medical care to area residents for generations. The Hospital's dedicated and highly trained doctors and nurses, modern facilities and smaller size combine state-of-the-art services with the personal care and attention that only a small community hospital can provide. The 52-bed Hospital provides an extensive range of services, including 24-hour emergency services, a complete range of obstetrical care and the Region's Chronic Care and Day Hospital programs.
The Alzheimer Society of Lanark County is a charitable organization that exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer Disease and related dementia, and to promote the search for the cause and the cure. We have amazing Adult Day Programs that provide socialization and support for people affected with dementia, as well as much-needed respite for the caregiver. These programs run in Carleton Place, Lanark, Perth and Smiths Falls. We have several support groups (Individual support, Caregiver Support, Early Stage Support, Men’s Support, Women’...
The aim of the Champlain LHIN is to help coordinate health services so that people receive the care they need and deserve in a timely way. The LHIN does not provide services directly. Rather, our mandate is to ensure the services are well organized, appropriately funded and meet the needs of residents of all ages. The Champlain LHIN plans, coordinates and funds health services in the following health sectors: Hospitals Community Care Access Centre (CCAC or home care) Addictions and Mental Health Agencies Community Support Services (such as Meals on Wheels) Community Health...
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance to help low-income households in rural areas, for emergency repairs required for the continued safe occupancy of their home. Who Can Apply? Homeowners/occupants in rural areas whose incomes are at or below the established ceilings for the area are eligible to apply for financial assistance. Eligible Repairs Only those repairs urgently required to make a house safe are eligible for assistance. Examples include: heating systems; chimneys; doors and windows; foundations; roofs, walls, floors and ceilings; vents, louvers...
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance to low-income homeowners for mandatory home repairs that will preserve the quality of affordable housing. The program helps people who live in substandard dwellings and cannot afford to pay for necessary repairs to their home. See link below for more information.
Financial assistance takes the form of forgivable loans or non-repayable contributions, and can be used to fund repairs, renovations, accessibility modifications, the creation of low-income rental units, and home adaptations. In September 2008, the Government of Canada announced $1.9 billion, over five years, for housing and homelessness programs for low-income Canadians. As part of this investment, the renovations programs were extended for two years, until March 31, 2011. These programs are available for low-income households, seniors, and persons with disabilities and are cost-...
The Home Adaptations for Seniors’ Independence (HASI) program offers financial assistance for minor home adaptations that will help low-income seniors to perform daily activities in their home independently and safely. See link below for further information.
Your Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) connects you with the care you need, at home and in your community: We can help you stay in your own home longer by providing Care in Your Home and by coordinating Care in Your Community, including specialized support services We can provide you with information about Long-Term Care Options if it becomes too difficult for you to live independently at home In total, there are 14 CCACs in communities across Ontario that are funded by Local Health Integration Networks through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. This means that, through...
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