Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent

Site: Chatham - Memory Lane

Service: Chatham Day Program

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Record #: CHK0107 Last Modified: 03 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-352-1043
Fax519-352-3680
E-Mailldmattia@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Websitewww.alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Primary ContactJana Murphy, Day Programs Manager; Phone: (Business) 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: jmurphy@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Alternate ContactMary Ellen Parker, CEO, Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent; Phone: (Business) 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: meparker@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameAlzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Primary ExecutiveTara Seney, Public Education Manager; Email: tseney@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
FundingProvincial - LHIN; ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - for service
Description and Service Details
DescriptionThe Day Programs, offered in Chatham and Wallaceburg are designed to provide a stimulating social environment for persons who are affected by Alzheimer's diseas or related dementias. These programs provide respite for the caregiver. The Day Program features include: A safe secure facility to minimize the risk involved when a client wanders * An open concept floor plan, similar to a home setting * a wheelchair accessible environment * Social activities which are planned to support clients' individual needs, including art and music therapy, outings and special events * A nutritious lunch, as well as snacks to meet dietary needs * A newsletter distributed bi-monthly to inform caregivers of activities provided and updates * VON Nursing Care Services which include: health monitoring, foot care/nail care, follow up with specific health concerns, etc. 
 
HoursChatham Hours: 36 Memory Lane:  
Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  
 
Wallaceburg Hours: 212 Elizabeth St 
Tuesday - Thursday 9:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Datesyear round excluding statutory holidays
Meetingsinitial assessment upon referral to ensure eligibility for program.
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityAdult; Senior; Male; Female suffering from Alzheimer diseasee or related dimentia
ApplicationContact CCAC for referral to program; Home visit/assessment by CCAC; site visit; application process; trial period of 4 weeks to ensure suitabilty to program; No waiting list
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Italian
FeesService ; Clients billed monthly fee - for the provided service. 
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
36 Memory Lane
Chatham, ON N7L 5M8
 
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IntersectionMemory Lane and Grand Ave E
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Accessible Entrance; Accessible Washrooms; Designated Parking; ramp
Other Details
Print MaterialBi-monthly newslettercalendar; educational pamphlets/brochures