Canadian Red Cross Society - Timmins and District

Site: Timmins & Area Unit Office

Service: Priority Assistance to Transition Home Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Program operates out of the Timmins and District Hospital, located on Ross Ave E
Description (Service) Works in partnership with Timiskaming Home Support (THS) to offer assistance to patients who are transitioning from hospital to home through the following services: 
  • Transportation home 
  • Assistance with picking up prescriptions 
  • Light housekeeping 
  • Meal preparation 
  • Referral to community support services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Schumacher ; South Porcupine ; Timmins
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
  • Be able to direct own care or caregiver  
  • Be medically stable 
  • Be able to be left unattended 
  • Requires one or both the transportation and settling-in component of the program 
  • Be mobile, ambulatory (able to self-transfer), and not need the assistance of more than one person to manage stairs 
  • Pose no threat to the health and safety of self or workers AND 
  • Not live in a long-term care home or Assisted Living where 24-hour care is provided
Application Potential clients are identified by the hospital or via the North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) and must be received a minimum of 24 hours in advance
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-267-2131 Ext 2666
Fax 705-268-6388
E-Mail timmins@redcross.ca
Website www.redcross.ca
Primary Contact Nicole Kingsbury, Program Coordinator; Phone: 705-267-2131 ext 2366; Email: nicole.kingsbury@redcross.ca
Primary Executive Deana Stephen, Senior Manager; Phone: 705-472-5760 ext 132; Fax: 705-495-1539; Email: deana.stephen@redcross.ca
Site Location Timmins and District Hospital
Located In Community Timmins
Address 60 Wilson Ave, Unit 201
Timmins, ON P4N 2S7
 
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Intersection Wilson Ave and Wilcox St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)