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SJHC / Client Services/ Assisted Living in Supportive Housing/ Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at Risk

Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at Risk

The Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at risk is a collaborative project involving CityHousing Hamilton, Catholic Family Services, and St. Joseph's Home Care.

Location: 226 Rebecca Street managed by CityHousing Hamilton

Our on-site Support Services Manager manages and coordinates the services for the Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at Risk clients.

Quality Services

A team of on-site Personal Support Workers and home cleaners are in the building Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and are available to help clients on a scheduled or as-needed basis.

The Neighbourhood Model provides the following services:

  • Personal care including bathing, mouth and/or hair care, and preventative skin care
  • Personal support/assistance: dressing/undressing, assistance with pre-measured medication, exercising, reassurance and safety checks
  • Homemaking services including light housekeeping, laundry, and meal services
  • Crisis intervention
  • Information and referral
  • Advocacy
  • Congregate dining
  • Social and wellness promotion events

Referral Process

Eligibility:

  • Clients are able to direct and participate in their own care
  • 60 years of age or older
  • Require personal care assistance/support for daily living activities
  • Already living at 226 Rebecca Street & 360 King Street East or in the adjacent neighbourhood

Is there a fee?
There is no charge for the personal support services.

Professional Services
All professional services (e.g. nursing) are provided through the HNHB Community Care Access Centre. In Hamilton, call 1-800-450-8002.

The Manager for the Neighbourhood Model and the CCAC Case Manager work very closely together to ensure that all of the seniors' needs are met.

Contact

To apply to the Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at Risk program please contact us at:

Phone: 905-525-1375 
E-mail: asimpson@stjhc.ca
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To apply for CityHousing Hamilton call Access to Housing at 905-524-2228.