TeleCheck-Dufferin - TorchLight

Record Details
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Description & Services
Alternate Name (formerly Community Torchlight/Distress Centre Wellington Dufferin) ; TeleCheck - Dufferin
Description Telephone Reassurance - pre-scheduled phone calls, 7-day service, for adults 55+ supporting independent living * quick emergency response when required * assistance in accessing community resources  
Benefits of scheduled check-in calls: 
•healthy routine reminders (e.g. medication, meals, exercise, appointments) 
•increases and supports social connection 
•ensures safety, health and well-being 
•quick link to emergency response when required, and community resources 
•support to caregivers and those living with dementia 
•family relief for vacations 
•all calls are confidential
Hours Daily 8:30am-12noon * 3pm-7pm
Areas Served Dufferin County
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
Referrals under 55 years will be assessed.
Application Call to request service * No Assessment. No referral required
Fees None
Languages English ; French - Website
Contact Information
Address & Map
Edelbrock Centre
30 Centre Street, Level 1
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1
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Intersection Dawson Rd and Broadway
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 519-415-3764
After Hours Phone 519-415-3764 Voicemail
Toll Free Phone 1-866-743-7818
Primary Contact Diane Cowen, Manager
Other Details
Print Material TeleCheck-Dufferin, brochure; poster board with tear offs
Established March 2004
Funding Provincial - Central West Local Health Integration Network
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects Caregiver support ; Security checks ; Seniors ; Telephone support

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