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|Record #: CND0027||Last Modified: 06 Apr 2020||Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2020|
|Alternate Name||CV19 ; Meals on Wheels|
|Areas Served||Cambridge ; North Dumfries Township|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Service)||Provides services to older adults, people with disabilities, and recently convalescing in their homes * Meals on Wheels * Transportation to and from Medical Appointments and other necessary tasks of daily living * Home Help * Home Maintenance * Homemaking * Reassurance and Security Checks * Snow Removal * Community Dining * Gentle Exercise * Crisis Intervention
* Also provide gentle exercise classes for seniors of all fitness levels that focus on strength and balance
|Hours||Cambridge Site Mon-Fri * by appointment only|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Seniors, adults with disabilities, adults recently recovering from illnesses or treatment
|Application||Some programs require application|
|Fees||Service - Fees for certain services; a sliding scale to accommodate financial needs is available|
|Service Categories||Homemaker Assistance ~ Older Adults ; Residential Snow Shovelling|
|Social Media||Facebook: www.facebook.com/CommunitySupportConnectionsMealsonWheelsandMore/|
|Primary Contact||Natalie Hoshing, Director of Operations; Phone: 519-722-8787 ext 254; Email: email@example.com|
|Address and Location Information|
|Public Comments||Community Support Connections continues to monitor and assess new developments pertaining to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The safety and health of our clients, volunteers, and staff are of paramount importance to us, and we are taking proactive measures to ensure we help mitigate the risks of COVID-19 exposure, and do our part as an organization to ‘flatten the curve’ of the outbreak.
While group and in-home services are currently suspended, we are working with recommendations and best practices to provide safe and responsible service delivery in the following areas:
Meals on Wheels (Delivered Monday – Friday to the clients’ doors)
Grocery Shopping (Groceries will be picked up and delivered to the clients’ doors)
Transportation (For medical-related appointments)
Exercise and Falls Prevention (At-home workouts available here)
Caregiver Support Groups (Via phone or video conferences)
Friendly Visiting (Via phone or video conferences)
Protocols and measures have been enacted to ensure client, volunteer, and staff safety. In addition, our program staff continue to communicate with clients on a regular basis, to ensure their needs are met. New client intakes are being conducted via telephone.
Agency staff who are able to do so continue to work from home, so as to adhere to physical distancing polices as much as possible. Staff can still be reached via e-mail or telephone, and will respond to any questions or inquiries at their earliest possible convenience.
We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will provide updates as required. In the meantime, we are exploring alternative options for our services and events in case the directive from Public Health changes.
|Located In Community||Cambridge|
|Address & Map||
1145 Concession Rd, Room # S251
Cambridge, ON N3H 4L5
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|Intersection||Concession Rd. and Montrose St.|
|Mailing Address||c/o Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels & More
61 Woolwich St
Breslau, ON N0B 1M0
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|