Try these helpful and handy guides for assistance in Northumberland County.
The Path Project:
The Change Foundation (TCF) released its latest publication, Charting a New PATH – a three-part report that describes what TCF has learned as participants in, and funder of, the Partners Advancing Transitions in Healthcare (PATH) project. As you know, PATH was one of two showcase engagement projects funding under our Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story strategic plan. Below is a link to the three reports that make up Charting a New PATH and Archives of Northumberland Path pilot project:
Other Community Resources
FEDERAL / PROVINCIAL ORGANIZATIONS
211 - provincial service that is connected to more than 60,000 community and social services.
Bereavement Ontario Network - is a diverse group of organizations and individuals throughout the province that work in the field of grief, bereavement, and mourning as professionals and volunteers.
Community Care Access Centre- Connectors to home care, long-term care destinations, and other services in your community.
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario - provides information on community-based, volunteer organizations providing end-of-life care for individuals living with a life-threatening illness, and those who care for them.
Ontario Community Support Association - provides information and support for home and community support services in Ontario.
Ontario Senior Achievement Award - This award recognizes individuals for significant contributions to their communities after the age of 65. Up to 20 individual seniors living in Ontario are recognized each year.
Report A Scam - Wanting to help their grandchild, the victim sends the money requested. Variations on the scam are an old neighbor, a friend of the family etc. but predominantly the emergency scam is directed toward the Grandparents. If you have received a request for money, take measures to verify the requestor’s identity and the legitimacy of their story before you complete the transaction. If you suspect you may be a victim of this or any type of fraud please contact the local police force.
IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
20,000 Homes - is a national movement of communities working together to house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1st, 2020.
55 Alive/Mature Driving - the first and most recognized comprehensive nationwide course designed especially for the older driver, and was developed by The Canada Safety Council.
Campbellford Memorial Hospital - hospital located in Campbellford, Ontario.
Directory of Accessibility Services in Northumberland County - This document is prepared and maintained by the Northumberland County Accessibility Advisory Committee.
Habitat For Humanity Northumberland - ReNew It program is geared to help local low-income homeowners with much needed home repairs in order to maintain their home and resolve health and safety deficiencies in an affordable way.
Health Links Northumberland County - Working better together to create a coordinated health system that improves outcomes and meets the goals of patients with complex health care needs
Home Share Program (Cobourg/Port Hope area) - HomeSharing is an innovative and creative housing solution that connects women (55+) who are willing to open their home with other women living in the community who are seeking safe and affordable accommodation. Participants benefit from companionship, offset living costs and shared household responsibilities. The HomeShare program’s role is to discover if there is a perfect match for you! For more information, use the link here.
NEARN - Northumberland Elder Abuse Response Network
Northumberland Family Health Team - patient-centered primary care organizations that offer patients access to a number of primary health care services from a variety of team members, beyond a family doctor. The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is a doctor-led Family Health Team currently made up of 21 local family doctors who work together with other healthcare professionals to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for their enrolled patients.
Northumberland Hills Hospital - hospital located in Cobourg, Ontario.
The PATHway to Aging Well has been designed to bring current and valid information, resources and planning tools together for the Northumberland Community. The information contained in this website was built by a team of seniors, caregivers and providers, with the support of other community partners.
Port Hope Northumberland Community Health Centre - a community centred primary health care facility, and a member of The Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC), the advocacy organization for non-profit, community-governed, multidisciplinary primary health care models.
South East Regional Elder Abuse Prevention Planning (REAP). This website guides service providers or people with questions who may be experiencing elder abuse to services that can help who operate within the South East Region.
Safe Communities Northumberland County - Mission: To make Northumberland County the safest and healthiest place to live, learn, work and play. Vision: To support the establishment and implementation of a coordinated approach to addressing safety issues in Northumberland County, including Falls Prevention, On/Off Road Safety and Self-Harm/Interpersonal Violence.
Trent Hills Family Health Team - (THFHT) works out of five locations in Campbellford, Hastings, Warkworth, Colborne and Havelock. Our main site (head office) is located in the Campbellford Memorial Health Centre at 119 Isabella Street in Campbellford. The THFHT delivers primary health care, programs and services to approximately 14,000 patients in the Municipality of Trent Hills and adjacent areas.
The Bridge Hospice - A tranquil, personal setting where people near the end of life and their loved ones can share the precious time when it matters most. An inter-professional healthcare team provides around the clock bedside care while volunteers offer compassion, kindness and the comforts of home.
VON Canada - Adult Day Program - Will serve older adults in the community who need special support to remain living at home.