Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Coordinates care, linking patient and family members through early referrals to community services for non-medical management from the point of diagnosis, throughout the continuum of the disease 
  • Organizes and coordinates dementia education training sessions  
  • Provides active follow-up and monitoring of patients and their family caregivers to assist in reducing the number of patient crises 
  • Works to reduce caregiver burnout and premature long term care placement 
  • Maintains statistics and evaluates patient and family caregiver outcomes
 
First Link referral partners include: 
  • Community health centres 
  • Geriatric specialists 
  • Health Service providers 
  • Nurse practitioners 
  • Pharmacies 
  • Primary care practitioners
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Evenings and weekends by appointment only
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Persons with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, their caregivers and families
Application Call for details
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-2195
Fax 705-256-6777
E-Mail info@alzheimeralgoma.org
Website www.alzheimer.ca/algoma
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Vicky Roy, First Link Coordinator; Email: vickyroy@alzheimeralgoma.org
Alternate Contact Cathie Randell, First Link Coordinator; Email: cathierandell@alzheimeralgoma.org
Volunteer Coordinator Bea Fioramanti, Resource Development Coordinator; Email: beafioramanti@alzheimeralgoma.org
Primary Executive Terry Caporossi, Executive Director; Email: terrycaporossi@alzheimeralgoma.org
Alternate Executive Susan McLean, Chair, Board of Directors
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 341 Trunk Rd
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3S9
 
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Intersection Trunk Rd and Capp Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations
Elections June