Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Site: Rama

Service: Indigenous Care Coordinator / Homemaking and Dementia Supports

Record #: BAR1859
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 28 Jul 2023

Contacts

E-Mail icc@banac.on.ca
Website https://banac.on.ca/aging-well-senior-supports/
Primary Contact Margaret Bruyns, Indigenous Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-627-3499

Addresses

Address & Map
6036 Rama Rd
Unit 3
Chippewas Of Rama First Nation, ON
Canada L3V 6H6
Intersection Rama Rd and Child Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Description

Description (Service) Culturally sensitive homemaking and assisted living care services for older adults with age related health conditions and/or disabilities who self-identify as First Nations, M├ętis or Inuit

Homemaking Supports
  • light housekeeping
  • laundry
  • sweeping/mopping and dusting
  • personal hygiene care
  • medication support
  • meal preparation
  • social visiting
  • telephone reassurance
Transportation
  • local trips to shopping centres/banking, in Barrie only
Dementia supports:
  • education to increase awareness to support earlier identification and reduce stigma of Dementia
  • increase community support services to Indigenous families managing Dementia
Program is a partnership between Helping Hands and Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle

Service Details

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Grey County ; Muskoka District ; Simcoe County ; North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Service Area
  • District of Muskoka - all areas
  • Simcoe County - all areas north of Hwy 89
  • Grey County - small portion of eastern Grey County, including Maxwell and Feversham
Boundaries North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Service Area
  • District of Muskoka - all areas
  • Simcoe County - all areas north of Hwy 89
  • Grey County - small portion of eastern Grey County, including Maxwell and Feversham
Eligibility For Homemaking Support
  • Individual lives in Barrie or Orillia
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities

For Transportation Services
  • individual must live in Barrie, local transportation only
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities

For Dementia Support
  • Individual lives within North Simcoe Muskoka Home and Community Care Services area
  • Must self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Must be an older adult (55+) and/or an older adult with age related health conditions or disabilities
Application
  • Call the Indigenous Independent Living Care worker (IILC) at 705-818-3080 or contact by email at iilc@banac.on.ca. IILC worker will meet with the individual to fill out intake and assessment forms and will identify needs and develop a plan of care
  • referral form can be filed out through self-referral, partnering agency, community organization or from a family physician
  • form can then be directly submitted to the IILC worker to confirm the eligibility
Languages English
Fees None

Subjects

Service Categories Disease/Disability Information ~ Indigenous Communities ; Errand Running/Shopping Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Indigenous Communities ; Homemaker Assistance ~ Indigenous Communities ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ~ Indigenous Communities ; Personal Care ~ Indigenous Communities ; Telephone Reassurance ~ Indigenous Communities