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Organization: Telecheck-Dufferin - TorchLight  
Phone Numbers: 519-415-3764
After Hours: 519-415-3764 Voicemail
Email: kjohnson@communitytorchlight.com
Website: torchlightcanada.org/
Address:
25 Centennial Rd, Unit 1
Orangeville, ON
L9W 1R1
Intersection: Dawson Rd and Centennial Rd
Location: Orangeville
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Daily (including public holidays) 8:30am-12noon * 3pm-7pm
Public Contacts: Katherine Johnson - Manager
Service Description: Telephone Reassurance - pre-scheduled phone calls, 7-day service, for adults 55+ supporting independent living * quick emergency response when required * assistance in accessing community resources

Benefits of scheduled check-in calls:
  • healthy routine reminders (e.g. medication, meals, exercise, appointments)
  • increases and supports social connection
  • ensures safety, health and well-being
  • quick link to emergency response when required, and community resources
  • support to caregivers and those living with dementia
  • family relief for vacations
  • all calls are confidential

Fees: None
Application: Call to request service * No Assessment. No referral required
Eligibility / Target Population: 55 plus * Referrals under 55 years will be assessed
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: French website
Area Served:
Dufferin County  
See Also: Care for the Caregiver
Seniors' Intervention and Assistance Services
Telephone Reassurance and Security Checks

This information was last completely updated on December 27, 2018

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