Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent

Site: Chatham - Memory Lane

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Record #: CHK0049 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 07 Aug 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-352-1043
Fax519-352-3680
E-Mailinfo@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Websitewww.alzheimer.ca/chathamkent
Primary ContactMary Ellen Parker, Executive Director; Phone: 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: meparker@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Alternate ContactTara Seney, Public Education Manager; Phone: 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: tseney@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorMarie Humphrey, Admin/Finance/Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-352-1043; Fax: 519-352-3680; Email: mhumphrey@alzheimerchathamkent.ca
Description and Service Details
DescriptionAlzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent Services provides:  
 
* First Link- involves working together to link individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia to a community of learning, services and support.  
* Counselling- for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.  
* Cognitive Testing  
* Support Groups- to share experiences and learn new coping strategies.  
* Day Programs- provide a safe and stimulating environment for those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.  
* In-Home Respite Care Program- which helps individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.  
* Education Programs- designed to raise public awareness regarding Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and to asssist those involved in caregiving.  
* Medic-Alert Safely Home Program- to help locate individuals who are lost and return them home safely.  
* In-Home Mobility Monitor- offers a safe alternative to monitoring individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias in the home.  
 
Services include: Day Programs, In-Home Respite Care Program, Counselling, Support Groups, Cognitive Testing, Safely Home Program (Wandering Registry Program), Mobility Monitors, Resource Library, & Educational Presentations. 
 
Chatham Day Program Hours: 
36 Memory Lane 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
 
Wallaceburg Day Program Hours: 
212 Elizabeth Street 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
 
Caregiver Support Group(s) 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
DatesSep, Coffee Break; Jan, Walk for Memories
MeetingsMonthly board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.(except Jul & Aug); Annual General Meeting is held in September.
Areas ServedChatham-Kent
EligibilityDiagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.
ApplicationCall direct for program information.
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Italian
FeesMembership ; Program ; Service - Set fees for respite program, day away program ; Set fees for Day Program, In-Home Respite Care Program, Safely Home Program, & Membership.
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionTo improve the quality of life of people affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementias through superior programs and research.
Established1st established in 1983; Chapter established in 1986
Alternate ExecutiveJoyce Vidler, President
FundingProvincial - LHIN- Ministry of Health ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - Membership
ElectionsSeptember
Agency Services
Site Information
Located In CommunityChatham
Address & Map
36 Memory Lane
Chatham, ON N7L 5M8
 
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionMemory Lane and Grand Ave E
Mailing Address36 Memory Lane 
Chatham, ON N7L 5M8
AccessibilityFully Accessible