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Organization: Community Care Northumberland - Brighton Program Office  
Phone Numbers: 613-475-4190
Toll-Free: 1-866-514-5774
Fax: 613-475-3990
Email: brighton@commcare.ca
Website: www.commcare.ca
Address:
PO Box 561
Brighton, ON
K0K 1H0
Street
Address
:
46 Prince Edward St, Suite 13
Brighton
 
Intersection: Elizabeth St and Prince Edward St
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Executives: Trish Baird - Executive Director
705-653-0955 * t.baird@commcare.ca
Contacts: Leiann Peart - Program Coordinator
l.peart@commcare.ca
Mary Wilkes - Program Assistant
m.wilkes@commcare.ca
Service Description: Community home support services * volunteer-based 
 
Care For Caregivers - Peer support and discussion for caregivers and family and friends to share coping strategies and information on resources
 
Friendly Visiting - Volunteer provided on a one to one basis to visit on a regular basis
 
Home at Last - Hospital transition program - Transitional supports when being discharged from hospitals in Northumberland County.
 
Home Help and Maintenance Program - Regular, on-going assistance with routine home tasks such as light cleaning, shopping and meal preparation, and respite services * service is delivered by brokered workers - they are not employees of Community Care Northumberland; they work independently, therefore services are dependent on finding the appropriate service worker for the client including client's with dementia
 
Hospice Palliative Care Program - Visiting Hospice Service - Trained volunteers provide emotional, psychological, spiritual and social supports
 
Meals On Wheels - Nutritious hot or frozen meals are delivered during the noon hour by volunteers to the individual's home * special diets can be accommodated including diced 
 
Personal Distress Alarms - Medical alert system * allows older adults and people with disabilities to call for assistance using a help button * 24-hour emergency response
 
Specialized Transportation - Accessible & Rural Services - Escorted transportation to medical appointments, shopping and various social activities and programs
 
Supports for Caregivers - Assistance in meeting the needs of caregivers with their on-going responsibilities associated with caring for a loved one, a friend or a neighbour * not able to provide respite services for persons with dementia
 
Telephone Security Checks - Regular telephone contact provided in order to provide reassurance and, if necessary, to arrange for assistance
 
Wellness Programs - Social and recreational activities * leisure sports * hobby based clubs * men's group * ladies group * and fitness programs * programs vary from office to office and from year to year * the program is driven by the needs and interests of the participants and availability of facilitators and suitable venues

Fees: Some nominal fees may apply
Application: Contact the Program Coordinator for the applicable service
Languages: English
Language Note: English
Area(s) Served:
Northumberland County  
See Also: Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on May 3, 2017

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Updated May 3, 2017
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About Us
Community Care Northumberland operates programs throughout Northumberland County. In order to serve the needs of the residents of Northumberland County we operate 7 local offices. Administration - (705)653-0955 Brighton (613)475-4190 Cobourg (905)372-7356 Colborne (905)355-2989 Port Hope (905)885-9860 Trent Hills - Campbellford (705)653-1411 Trent Hills - Hastings (705)696-3891

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