Copernicus Lodge

Address: 66 Roncesvalles Ave, , Toronto, M6R 3A7
Phone: 416-536-7122
Fax: 416-572-3956
Email:
Website: www.copernicuslodge.com
Predominant Culture: Polish, Eastern European
Notes:
LHIN: Toronto Central
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Cost: Each client pays a minimal fee of $30.00 for each day in attendance. This cost includes a hot lunch, 2 snacks (with special dietary requirements being accommodated), supervision with grooming and hygiene (shower), medication assistance, planned and supervised recreational and social activities.
Population Served: Clients may include persons who have begun to lose functional, and/or mental capacity, have Alzheimerís disease or other dementia, Parkinsonís disease, stroke, developmental disabilities, visual problems, mental illness, living alone and in need of social outlets, and/or have caregivers who work outside the home.
Area Served: Open catchment area
Additional Information: Services are available 4 days per week, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM and up to a maximum of 15-20 clients can be accomodated per day.
Day Program Clients have the option of attending one day per week up to the 4 days per week depending on their needs and preferences or a half day option is also available. The Day Program Manager completes an in-home assessment to determine eligibility and an individualís suitability for the program.
Offers separate men's and women's programs. Assistance in arranging transportation to and from the program is also provided.
Day program activities occur in the Day Program area, Central Facilities, public areas, outdoor areas and the community. Day Program clients where possible, integrate with Supportive Housing tenants and Long Term Care residents through center-wide activities. Day Program clients benefit from the availability of onsite services such as the existing onsite chapel with daily mass, hairdressing, physiotherapy, psycho-geriatric and social work services, health clinics (foot care, and dental care), a Snoozelin room for alternative therapy, education and support groups for both families and clients.
Last Updated: May 2012
definition
Cost: Rates at Long-Term Care Facilities
Who is eligible: A person must be 18 years of age or older;
possess a valid Ontario Health Card;
have health care needs that cannot be met with any combination of caregiving or community-based services in the home;
have health care needs that can be met in a long-term care facility.
Area Served: Open catchment area
Additional Information:
Application: Applications must originate in the CCAC where the individual (applicant) resides.
Individuals (applicants) may choose Long Term Care facilities from outside their own CCAC area.
How to apply: Contact your local Community Care Access Centre.
Unit description: 1-18 beds for Dementia specific unit/floor. Secure unit for individuals who wander and/or have complex behavioural problems.
Safety features: Alarm on unit, Wanderguard bracelets, key pads, Maglocks. Secure outdoor wandering area on ground floor. Smoking facility for those who are safe only (external smoking area only).
Total beds: 228
Dementia beds: 18
Predominant Culture: Polish. Provides Eastern European meals.
Last Updated: May 2012
definition
Cost: Rates at Long-Term Care Facilities
Who is eligible: A person must be 18 years of age or older;
possess a valid Ontario Health Card;
have health care needs that cannot be met with any combination of caregiving or community-based services in the home;
have health care needs that can be met in a long-term care facility.
Area Served: Open catchment area
Additional Information:
Application: Applications must originate in the CCAC where the individual (applicant) resides.
Individuals (applicants) may choose Short Stay Beds from outside their own CCAC area.
How to apply: Contact your local Community Care Access Centre.
Unit description: 1-18 beds for Dementia specific unit/floor. Secure unit for individuals who wander and/or have complex behavioural problems.
Safety features: Alarm on unit, Wanderguard bracelets, key pads, Maglocks. Secure outdoor wandering area on ground floor. Smoking facility for those who are safe only (external smoking area only).
Total respite beds: 2
Predominant Culture: Polish. Provides Eastern European meals.
Last Updated: May 2012
 

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