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
  • Friendly Visitor program
  • Medical Equipment rentals ie. Wheelchairs, Walkers, Crutches, Canes
  • Assistance with filling out various forms
  • Telephone check
  • Fee for Services
  • Housekeeping for Seniors
  • Laundry
  • 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 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

Friendly Visitor program

Volunteers are matched up and assigned to visit clients as per family requests.

Medical Equipment rentals

  • Equipment for rent includes: Wheelchairs, Walkers, Crutches, Canes
  • 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

Telephone check

  • A service provided by volunteers to call to check in with an individual
  • Requested by family

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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