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Program: Assisted Living Services  
Organization: March of Dimes Canada - North East District
Sault Ste Marie
Phone Numbers: 705-254-1099 ext 5822
Teletype: 705-674-3750
Fax: 705-254-6748
Email: neindependence@marchofdimes.ca
Website: www.marchofdimes.ca
Address:
c/o Brookes Tier
Cara Community Corp
31 Old Garden River Rd, Unit 122
Sault Ste Marie, ON
P6B 5Y7
Intersection: Old Garden River Rd and Great Northern Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Services: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Executives: Deanna Chisholm-Tulio - Regional Independent Living Manager
705-671-3188 ext 220 * dchislhomtullio@marchofdimes.ca
Joan Teresinski - Program Manager - Attendant Services
705-254-1099 ext 3 * jteresinski@marchofdimes.ca
Contacts: Brookes Tier - Office Administrator
Service Description: In-home support services to focus on activities of daily living to maximize independence and support people to remain in their home environment:
  • toileting
  • washing/bathing
  • preventative skin care
  • transferring/positioning/turning
  • dressing/undressing
  • assistance with eating
  • reminders re: pre-measured medications
  • exercising
  • meal preparation
  • bed making and laundry
  • light housekeeping

Outreach Attendant Services - Workers meet with people with acquired brain injuries in their home or community to provide community-based rehabilitation to promote independence in various areas of day to day functioning (physical, cognitive, behavioral, social, activities of daily living)

Part of the Assisted Living for adults with physical disabilities and assisted living Services for High Risk Seniors’ programs

Fees: Free * rent geared to income
Application: Contact North East Community Care Access Centre
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults demonstrating a need for daily access to personal support and attendant services throughout a 24 hour period everyday
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Sault Ste Marie and area
See Also: Housing and Residential Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities
In-Home Personal Support
Supportive Housing

This information was last completely updated on 4/26/2016

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