Support Services

Services to Seniors coordinates the following services:

  • Lifeline – Emergency response units
  • ERIK – Emergency Response Information kits
  • Transportation for in town or out of town appointments
  • Medical Equipment rentals ie. Wheelchairs, Walkers, Crutches, Canes, Walking Poles
  • Assistance with filling out various forms
  • Housekeeping for Seniors
  • Sewing/ Alterations
  • Companion Care
  • Home Maintenance
  • Garden Tilling
  • Flower Beds
  • Snow removal
  • Fee for service not limited to the above mentioned

 Lifeline – Emergency response units

Lifeline is a an easy-to-use personal Response service that ensures that older Adults or persons at risk living at home get quick assistance whenever it is needed at the push of a button.

E.R.I.K – Emergency Response Information Kits

Kit contains:

  • Instructions on how to complete the ERIK
  • Identification card to identify who the kit belongs to
  • Health Care Directive form (living will)
  • Health Information form
  • Organ Donor Card (optional)
  • Sticker to place on door that notifies emergency response that there is an E.R.I.K. on the front of the refrigerator
  • If you drive a scooter or car or both it is a good idea to also have a copy of the E.R.I.K in the glove compartment or on the scooter
  • If you currently have an E.R.I.K remember to update the information every six months. For information or help in updating your E.R.I.K.
    Contact the Community Resource Coordinator at 204-325-8964.

Transportation for in town or out of town appointments

  • Provided at a minimal cost from a list of available drivers
  • Bookings need to be made 48 hours or more in advance if possible

Medical Equipment rentals

  • Equipment for rent includes: Wheelchairs, Walkers, Crutches, Canes, Walking Poles
  • Damage deposit and rent is required before rental is loaned out

Assistance with filling out various forms

  • Assistance in filling out government forms
  • Writing letters
  • Phone calls to agencies – translation

 

Fee for Services

  • Registered workers perform fee for service duties
  • Contact the Community Resource Coordinator with your specific requirements

For assistance with these services or others that might be available on request please contact:
Community Resources Coordinators
Cathleen c.bergen.wsc@gmail.com

or Denise d.enns.wsc@gmail.com

or call (204)325-8964
or email wsc.325.8964@gmail.com

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