Contact Information
Office Phone 519-245-3170
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-7058
Fax 519-245-3164
E-Mail claire.crookshank@von.ca
Website www.von.ca/en/site/middlesex-elgin
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Supports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent  in their own homes for as long as possible

Adult Day Program - Adult day program * social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for older adults and adults with disabilities in a group setting for part of the day * helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care

Alzheimer and Dementia Services - Offers one-on-one support and education to people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and their caregivers * available at the VON office during in-home visits, as well as through regular telephone contact

Blood Pressure Clinic - Trained volunteers measure seniors' blood pressure and provide educational materials and information on how to be more heart-healthy

Caregiver Support and Counselling - Individual support and monthly caregiver support groups for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia

Caregiver Training, Information and Education - Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia * caregiver resource library available

Congregate Dining - Group meals and social activities for older adults and adults with disabilities

Cool-Aid - Clients receive assistance in completing medical information in a provided template, so it is accessible for emergency personnel in the event of an emergency

Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors - Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Home Help - Assistance with daily chores, such as laundry, light housekeeping, errands, shopping, meal planning and meal preparation * Home Help personnel visit weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or seasonally

Hospice and Supportive Care - Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-threatening illness at any stage of illness from diagnosis on * bereavement support for anyone who has experienced the death of someone close

Hospice Volunteer Visiting - Trained volunteers provide one-to-one support, companionship, and respite for caregivers, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-altering chronic or terminal illness

Meals on Wheels - Volunteers deliver hot or frozen meals to clients to help meet their nutritional requirements * hot meals delivered at lunch * supper available in some locations

Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks - Regular visits and phone calls to check on the health and safety of older adults and adults with a disability people who live alone * screened volunteers listen, talk, and help isolated people stay in contact with the outside world

Transportation Services - Non-emergency transportation to local medical and non-medical appointments and regular activities such as shopping, errands, and social outings * volunteer drivers * wheelchair accessible and ambulatory transportation is available in Strathroy-Caradoc, Thames Centre, Aylmer, East Elgin, St Thomas and Central Elgin

Volunteer Visiting - Regular volunteer visits to older adults aged 55 and older and people with disabilities * volunteer visitors are matched one to one with clients to provide companionship and support and may take place in-home or outside the home

Services and Programs:
  • Assisted Living - Trillium Village Senior Homes
  • Assisted Living - Ailsa Craig - Craigwiel Gardens
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Areas Served Middlesex County
Boundaries Rural Middlesex and area
Eligibility Older adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application Call * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Set fees for some programs
Agency Information
Established 1906
Primary Executive Adrienne Vanderweg, Senior Manager, Community and Family Support Services; Phone: 519-659-2273; Email: adrienne.vanderweg@von.ca
Alternate Executive Claire Crookshank, Care and Service Manager
Funding Private ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location Strathroy
Located In Community Strathroy
Address & Map
274 Head St N
Strathroy, ON N7G 4L7
Intersection Head St N and Kittridge Ave E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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