St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph

Site: Guelph - Westmount Rd

Service: Overnight Stay Respite Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19 ; St Joseph's Health Center Guelph ; St Josephs Health Centre Guelph
Office Phone 519-824-6000 ext 4415
Fax 519-767-3437
Primary Contact Brandy Nellis, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 519-824-6000 ext 4209
Alternate Contact Amy Trento, Clinical Lead, Overnight Stay Respite; Phone: 519-824-6000 ext 4651
Site Location Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
100 Westmount Rd
Guelph, ON N1H 5H8
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Intersection Edinburgh Rd N and Speedvale Ave W
Mailing Address c/o Outreach Services
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: Currently taking more crisis respite -- limited availability. 
Short-term caregiver relief program to support older adults who live in their own home but require temporary accommodation due to frailty, depression, social isolation and / or dementia. Services include:  
* 24-hour supervision and monitoring (RPN staff available) 
* assessment and individual program planning  
* supervised therapeutic social and recreational activities  
* care coordination  
* education and counselling  
* community liaison and advocacy  
* adult day program  
* supper club
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours * Admission Tue, Fri after 3:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Eligibility Eligibility criteria determined by Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Eligibility includes:
* medically stable
* able to tolerate 14 days of isolation
* willingness to consent and complete COVID 19 surveillance, testing upon admission to the program and as required/ directed by the Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health
* must be smoke-free and substance-free
* up to 1 person may provide physical assistance for activities of daily living
Application Contact Intake at 519-824-6000 ext 4415 for eligibility inquiries and consultation 
Referrals through Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network (519-823-2222)  
* referrals to WWLHIN from family members, friends, neighbours, health and social service agencies, medical practitioners
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Program - approximately $40.24 per night
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; Regional / Municipal - Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network ; Donations ; Fees
Service Categories Adult Out of Home Respite Care