You are currently on the:CMHA National
Visit our provincial websites
Seniors at Risk System Coordination – Dufferin
Mar 19, 2018
Designed to assist in providing a safe short term solution for clients who are being neglected or abused until a longer term plan can be developed and implemented with a team of service providers such as CCAC, Alzheimer Society, and retirement homes
Who can benefit?
Seniors experiencing neglect or abuse.
What are the major benefits?
- Consultation to clients, families and system providers in the Seniors and Mental Health system which would include education on how they can protect themselves with Powers of Attorney documents for personal care and finances and what measures they can take if they are feeling like someone is taking advantage of a Senior.
- Education to clients, families and community partners on what to look for and the red flags that can contribute to abuse such as caregiver burnout. Safety planning for seniors at risk in collaboration with key partners such as clients, family and community service providers. Identification of gaps in the system
- Information for anyone as well as support and or/next steps in a case of abuse, self-neglect or senior living at risk
How to reach us?
Referrals accepted from primary care, community partners, individuals and families.
For more information please contact 519-941-0465 ext 806 or 1-877-451-2123.
If you are in crisis please call 24.7 Crisis Support Peel Dufferin anytime at 1-888-811-2222