Alzheimer Society of Brant

Site: Brantford - Bell Ln

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Record #: SIM4100 Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone519-759-7692
Fax519-759-8353
E-Mailinfo@alzbrant.ca
Websitewww.alzbrant.ca
Site Locationinside John Noble Home
Located In CommunityBrantford
Address & Map
6 Bell Lane, Suite 701
Brantford, ON N3T 0C3
 
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IntersectionMt Pleasant St and Bell Ln
Contact Information
Primary ContactMary Burnett, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: ext 31 (Business) 519-759-7692; Email: mary.burnett@alzda.ca
Volunteer CoordinatorKerri Emberlin, Team Lead, Volunteer Programs; Phone: ext 27 (Business) 519-759-7692; Email: kerri.emberlin@alzda.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionSupports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services 
 
Supports for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers 
 
Seminars, workshops and training sessions * one-on-one care plan consultations with health professionals * advanced care planning for future health care needs 
 
Education Programs and Resources - Education, awareness programs, and resources for the general public and health care providers on Alzheimer's disease 
 
Safely Home Alzheimer Registry - National registry that help people with dementia to return home safely if they become lost * information will be shared with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police only for locating a missing person * national website www.safelyhome.ca  
 
One-on-one counselling and group supports for caregivers, including family and friends 
 
Peer support and discussion for caregivers, including family and friends * educational video series 
 
Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues 
 
First Link Referral Program - designed to help newly diagnosed individuals with dementia get the help they need as soon as possible 
 
Behavioural Supports Ontario Community Outreach Team & Intensive Case Managers help older persons, who have a cognitive impairment and are experiencing challenging behaviours, continue to live in their homes 
 
Meaningful Volunteer Opportunites that offer learning experiences and enrich our programs and services 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Areas ServedBrant County ; Brantford - and area
EligibilityOlder adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports 
 
People with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and their caregivers 
 
People who regularly provide physical, social, or emotional supports 
ApplicationCall * no referral required
LanguagesDVD presentations available on Alzheimer's related materials in most languages.
FeesVaries per program
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Subjects
SubjectsAlzheimer disease ; Caregiver support ; Counselling ; Home support ; Nonprofit organizations ; Respite care ; Support groups ; Volunteer opportunities