Dearness Home

Short-Stay Care (Public)

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Record #: LON1816 Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 12 Jul 2013
Contact Information
Office PhoneAdministration: 519-661-0400 ext 8262
Fax519-661-0446
Websitewww.london.ca/residents/Seniors/Dearness/Pages/default.aspx
Primary ContactJacqueline Harwood, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 519-661-2500 ext 8262; Email: jharwood@london.ca
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameDearness Home
Service Level(50) Non Profit
Established1954
Primary ExecutiveCindy Sheppard, Administrator; Phone: 519-661-2500 ext 8260; Email: csheppard@london.ca
Alternate ExecutiveJulie Fisher, Director of Care; Phone: 519-661-2500 ext 8263; Email: jfisher@london.ca
FundingPrivate ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Description and Service Details
Description2 short-stay beds (respite care for people who have caregivers in need of temporary relief) * publicly funded * offered up to 60 days per year, as available * residents have access to the same services as long-stay residents
HoursDaily 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas ServedLondon
BoundariesLondon and area
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Adults who need long-term care * Community Care Access Centre care coordinators assess the needs of people who apply
ApplicationCall * no referral required
Contact the South West Community Care Access Centre
LanguagesEnglish
FeesRates set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Site Information
Site LocationSoutheast London
Located In CommunityLondon
Address & Map
710 Southdale Rd E
London, ON N6E 1R8
IntersectionSouthdale Rd E and Wellington Rd
AccessibilityFully Accessible