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
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Manitoulin District ; Sudbury District
Boundaries North to Chapleau and Foleyet, South to the French River, East to Warren, West to Massey
Eligibility Individuals with Alzheimer Disease or dementia, their families and caregivers
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-560-0603
Toll Free Phone 1-800-407-6369
Fax 705-560-6938
E-Mail info@alzheimersudbury.ca
Website www.alzheimersudbury.ca
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Primary Contact Natacha Dupuis, First Link Coordinator; Email: ndupuis@alzheimersudbury.ca
Alternate Contact Elaine Gaboriaud, Family Counsellor/Educator; Email: egaboriaud@alzheimersudbury.ca
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 960 Notre Dame Ave, Ste B
Sudbury, ON P3A 2T4
 
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Intersection Notre Dame Ave and Thomas St
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations