Wendat Community Programs

Service: Psychogeriatric Services, Penetanguishene

Record #: MID1141
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2023
Last Full Update: 30 Jul 2020

Record Details

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Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-355-1022
Fax 705-355-1026
E-Mail info@wendatprograms.com
Website www.wendatprograms.com
Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address The Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors;
44 Dufferin St
Penetanguishene, ON
Canada L9M 1H4

Contact Information

Primary Contact Zina Thomson, Psychogeriatric Services for Seniors; Phone: ext 228; Email: zina@wendatprograms.com
Mailing Address The Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors; 
44 Dufferin St 
Penetanguishene, ON 
Canada L9M 1H4

Description & Services

Description (Service)
  • Provides transition services and a mobile social work service
  • transition services assist seniors with severe behaviours and complex mental health needs to transition, usually from hospital care, to another supported care environment
  • mobile social work services provide support with short term counselling, and connection to additional resources and support services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; Area served by the Home and Community Care Support Services North Simcoe Muskoka
Eligibility Transition Service:
- Persons aged 65 and over with a serious mental illness and/or complex medical and neurodegenerative disease process
- Persons under 65 years of age who suffer from a cognitive impairment related to a neurodegenerative disease process or a complicated Serious Mental Illness.

Mobile Social Work Service:
- Persons with mental health concerns and complex care needs who reside alone or with with family, experiencing challenges which interfere with their ability to function on a social, emotional or interpersonal level
- Service to seniors under 65 will be considered on a case by case basis.
Application Transition services requires a referral from a health care professional. Mobile Social Work service referrals may be made by the individual, healthcare professionals, community service organizations and family members. Applications are available for download from the website or contact Wendat direclty for more information.
Languages French - Interpretation, Publications, interpretation-formal; Interpretive Services - Interpretation, Programs, Interpretive Services (Programs, multilingual service by request)
Fees None

Other Details

Established 1988
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Print Material Newsletter - Wendat Update 
Pamphlet - Wendat Services for Seniors - Psychogeriatric Program

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