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Program: Home and Community Care  
Organization: Erie St Clair Local Health Integration Network
Phone Numbers: 519-436-2222
Toll-Free: 1-888-447-4468
Teletype: 1-519-258-8092
Fax: 519-351-5842
PO Box 306
Chatham, ON
N7M 5K4
712 Richmond St
Intersection: Keil Dr and Richmond St
Location: Chatham
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Ramp, automatic doors, washroom and parking
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Ralph Ganter - Chief Executive Officer
Service Description: Health care services offered at home, at school, and in the community, as well as access to supported living programs and long-term care * care coordinators work with people in the community or leaving the hospital to determine what help is needed and arrange for care

Services available to eligible patients may include:
  • nursing
  • nurse practitioner
  • personal support
  • physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • speech and language therapy
  • social work
  • nutrition and food counselling (dietitians)
  • palliative care
  • medical supplies and equipment
  • access to long-term care homes
  • access to supported living (adult day programs, supportive housing, retirement homes and assisted living)
  • health support in the school
  • specialized services for people living with specific health conditions
  • referral to other community supports
Care Connector Program - Refers people who do not have a doctor to a family health care provider who may be accepting new patients * once registered, program participants are assigned to a Care Connector employed by the LHIN  * Care Connectors work with family doctors and nurse practitioners who are accepting new patients
In-Home Services - Care Coordinators are responsible for assessing eligibility, determining service needs, developing service plans, authorizing provision of services, coordinating the delivery of multiple services and monitoring ongoing service needs for in-home and school support services
Information and Referral - Information and Referral services provide a 'one-stop' access point that provides the public and professionals with information about community based services, long-term care facilities and related health and social services * The service provides an assessment of each situation and will identify appropriate, community-based resources to meet each individual need
Mental Health and Addiction Nurses - Assessments, interventions and support to students and families with mental health and or addiction issues * consultation to school staff in regards to mental health and/or addiction issues as appropriate
Placement Services - Placement services determines eligibility for admission and prioritizes and manages the admission process to long-term care facilities * Provides support and information to both applicants and their families prior to and during the admission process
School Health Support - Assess and coordinate access to professional health care services such as nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, dietetic and personal support services for children with special needs who require assistance in the school setting

  • Chatham-Kent (Head Office) - (519-436-2222) 712 Richmond St, PO Box 306 * Chatham, ON, N7M 5K4 
  • Sarnia-Lambton Office- (519-337-1000) 1150 Pontiac Dr, PO Box 185 * Sarnia ON, N7T 7H9 
  • Windsor-Essex Office - (519-258-8211) 5415 Tecumseh Rd E, Unit 100 * Windsor, ON, N8T 1C5

Fees: Covered by OHIP
Application: Call * no referral required for most services * referral through school for in-school services
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People of all ages who are facing the challenges of age, illness, injury, or disability
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French website
Area(s) Served:
Chatham-Kent, Windsor-Essex, and Sarnia-Lambton  
See Also: Home and Community Care - LHIN

This information was last completely updated on May 1, 2018

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