Description & Services
Public Comments Appointments outside of office hours can be requested
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 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility
  • Individuals with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia 
  • Family, friends, and other partners in care for a person with dementia 
  • Individuals concerned about memory loss or other cognitive changes
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-268-4554
Fax 705-360-4492
E-Mail firstlink@alzheimertimmins.com
Website www.alzheimer.ca/en/timmins
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Located In Community Timmins
Address 70 Cedar St S
Timmins, ON P4N 2G6
 
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Intersection Cedar St S and 3rd Ave
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