York (Region of)

Site: Administrative Centre

Service: Short Stay Respite Programs

Record Details
Alternate Name Region of York ; Regional Municipality of York ; York Region
Office Phone 1-877-464-9675
Toll Free Phone 1-866-967-5582
E-Mail accessyork@york.ca
Website www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/shortandlongtermcare/shortstayrespiteprogram/shortstayrespiteprogram
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Fees - sliding scale
Description (Service) Offers programs to assist families caring for older adults by providing a place where their family member's needs are met on a short-term basis * allows the family relief from the physical and psychological demands of providing care in the home * offers relief to families and caregivers for convalescent care, palliative care, emergency crisis care, vacation and rest ;

Facility Short Stay Program
Short Stays at the Newmarket or Maple Health Centre can range from one to four weeks at one time * a family is entitled to a total of 90 days of respite care per year, based on need * short-stay/respite clients have access to the same programs and services provided to long stay residents

The Maple Health Centre currently has 3 short stay/respite program beds available: 2 on the Complex Care Unit and 1 on the Secured Care Unit * short Stay/Respite is also available at the Alzheimer/Cognitively Impaired Day Program at the Maple Health Centre * the Newmarket Health Centre currently has 3 short stay/ respite program beds available: 2 on the Complex Care Unit and 1 on the Secured Care Unit * families are encouraged to book well in advance;


Short Stay Alternative Community Living Program accommodates people who are independent and motivated to remain in the community * respite clients may benefit from participating in the program for a flexible period of time, depending on individual circumstances, before returning to their homes or entering a long-term care facility * generally, clients applying for the Short Stay/Respite Program currently live in the community and require support during family vacations or rest periods, are recuperating from illness, or have recently been hospitalized;

Respite/Short Stay Programs are available at the Alternative Community Living Program (ACLP) sites * these sites include: Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Keswick, Aurora and Schomberg * a private bedroom is available in an apartment setting at each location except Schomberg * the Schomberg ACLP site has one bed available on a limited basis - please inquire * the program includes the use of a private bedroom with an accessible washroom, in an apartment setting, and a shared living room with T.V. and a kitchen * staff are available to provide personal support services including assistance with bathing, medication reminders, dressing, meals and laundry services;

Short Stay/Respite at the Day Centres Overnight caregiver relief is available at the Cognitively Impaired Day Centre * short stay or respite beds are available in a secured setting at Keswick Gardens and the Maple Health Centre
Hours Call for information
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up
Application Maple Health Centre or Newmarket Health Centre Short Stay/Respite beds - Home and Community Care (formerly CCAC) 1-888-470-2222 ext 3604 * Alternative Community Living Program (ACLP) at 1-866-967-5582 ext 3433 or 905-895-3628 ext 3433 * 
Keswick Gardens short stay day program cognitively impaired services 1-866-967-5582 ext 3426 * Maple Health Centre short stay day program cognitively impaired services 905-303-0133 ext 3604
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Access York
Fees Service - community short stay $35.00 daily ; contact for more information
Located In Community York Region
Address & Map
17250 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Respite Care ~ Older Adults

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