Independent Living Services Simcoe County

Site: Barrie

Service: Personal Support Services

Record #: BAR1654
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 28 Aug 2023

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-737-3263
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-1133
TTY Phone 705-737-3242
Fax 705-737-1874
E-Mail ilssimcoe@ilssimcoe.ca
Website www.ilssimcoe.ca
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Barrie
Address 15 Cedar Pointe Dr
Unit 10
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 5R7
Intersection Hwy 400 and Dunlop St W

Contact Information

Primary Contact Sheila Tryon, Service Coordinator; Phone: 705-817-8300; Email: stryon@ilssimcoe.ca
Alternate Contact Holly Hartshorne, Coordinator, Assistive Technology and Aging at Home; Phone: 705-715-8577; Email: hhartshorne@ilssimcoe.ca

Description & Services

Description (Service) ILS assists adults with permanent physical disabilities and seniors with activities of daily living such as bathing, transferring, meal preparation, and household routines:

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
  • This service is prescheduled and available from 6 am to 12 am, 7 days a week as determined by the client's assessed needs.
  • The level of service for this program is determined by an assessment.
  • The service plan is developed with consideration of the client's preferences and available resources.
  • Services are available at home, place of employment, or school.
Program requires:
  • An annual service plan agreement which is developed with consideration of the client's preferences and available resources. In some cases, service levels will be assessed and reviewed as needed.
  • Clients must be able to direct their care and have a backup plan in place.
Independent Living Services Simcoe County is a member of the Simcoe Muskoka Integrated Fall Strategy (SMIFS).
Hours Program Hours vary
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility
  • 16 years of age or older
  • permanent residents of Ontario
  • are insured under the Health Insurance Act of Ontario
  • are able to direct own care
  • permanent disability requiring physical assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, transferring and toileting (disability must impair the use of limbs/muscles)
  • medical and professional needs must be able to be met by existing community health network on a visitation basis
  • medical conditions and mobility issues due to aging process are not considered to be a permanent physical disability
Application Self Referrals are encouraged
  • for questions regarding the application process call the Service Coordinator at 705-817-8300, or our main office at 705-737-3263, email intake@ilssimcoe.ca
  • prior to receiving services, the individual must sign a Service Agreement which outlines the services that will be offered and the conditions in which they will be offered
Languages English
Fees None - No fee for Personal Support or Assisted Living Services to eligible applicants

Other Details

Physical Access Fully Accessible
Print Material Brochure available

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