The Older Adult Programs and Services Database for Halton region and the neighboring regions of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton and Niagara is now available on line.
The goal of this new online resource is to provide helpful information about what social and healthcare services are available to seniors and those caring for them, and how to access those services.
The website is easy to navigate and you can go straight to the website by clicking on the link at the end of this article.
The following contains information which is quoted from the website.
The Older Adult Programs and Services Database is a special purpose database which consists of a selected set of records that will assist older adults, families, caregivers, service providers and other interested persons to find information about programs and services for older adults in the regions of Halton, Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton and Niagara.
This database is a joint project of the Geriatric Access & Integration Network (GAIN) and the Dementia Networks of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Halton, Hamilton and Niagara. It has been developed in partnership with the various Community Information Networks including Halton Information Providers
This database was developed to:
• Act as a foundation for system-wide strategic planning and decision making with respect to gaps in service, duplication of services, areas for enhancement and development of new services for seniors in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN);
• To provide quick and easy access to health and community support programs and services serving older adults in the HNHB LHIN;
• Assist stakeholders to navigate the health and community services system;
• Act as an educational tool to raise awareness across organizations
To visit the website and then click on the appropriate button to search for programs and services in your region CLICK HERE