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Knollcrest Lodge
Address : 50 William St
Telephone : 519-595-8121
 
 
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Community Outreach Services - Bringing Care Home

We are a volunteer non-profit, agency that provides quality services which encourage and help seniors and people with disabilities to remain active, to live with dignity and independence within their community.

The agency serves the area of  PERTH EAST & parts of NORTH PERTH.
We can also assist you in obtaining services elsewhere in the region.

We are a Proud UNITED WAY agency!

 

Service Hours
 
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 
Community Outreach Programs and Services:
Personized service to suit every individual's needs
 
MEALS ON WHEELS:  HOT & FROZEN...
We offer Hot or Frozen meal programs up to five days a week for Milverton, Monkton, Millbank, Brunner, Carthage, Tralee, Atwood, and the surrounding communities.  These tasty nutritious meals offer freedom, flexibility and independence.
 
SENIORS DAY OUT & DINING PROGRAMS...
Dining Programs give the opportunity for social interaction, nutritious meals, and wonderful entertainment.  Weekly dining programs offer a variety of entertainment and meals for everyone in different areas.
 
FOOT CARE CLINICS...
All your foot care needs can be taken care of in one monthly visit. Skilled services provided for Callus Care, Nail Care, Corn Management, and Preventative Care.  Appointments are required and a fee for service applies.
 
VOLUNTEER TRANSPORTATION...
Links volunteers with those who need a ride to medical appointments, to run errands, visit, or shop.  24 hours notice is required to assure you of a ride. 
 
FRIENDLY VISITING...
This program provides companionship to those who live alone and have few visitors.  A visitor is matched up with a client with similar interests.  Visits often consist of baking, walks, and, of course, friendly chats.
 
TELEPHONE REASSURANCE...
A phone call is placed on a regular basis as a check up for the client to make sure that everything is alright, for medication reminders and, most importantly, for a friendly chat.
 
HOME MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR...
We provide a referral service of trustworthy vendors.  These people will do odd jobs, yard work, house cleaning, snow removal, and home repairs.  Get a name you can trust.
 
INFORMATION AND REFERRAL...
If you don't know where to turn for help, give us a call and we can assist you in a number of ways.
 
EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM...

"Lifeline" offers a 24 hour security check.  A button worn around the neck or on the wrist is linked with a call centre, ensuring that you can get help if a situation occurs.


WELLNESS FOR SENIORS:
This program encompasses many Wellness activities which include:  SWIFT classes, Walking Club, CHAP blood pressure clinics, Urban Poling, Information sessions, In-Home Exercises.

CHAP blood pressure clinics:
These FREE clinics are the first Friday on every month at the Village Pharmacy in Milverton from 12:00 - 3:00.  Clinics are now available at the Brunner Diners Club - once per month.

URBAN POLING: 
Give walking a new twist by using the Urban Poles to enhance the exercise benefits of walking.  Training sessions are available and once trained poles can be borrowed through the Community Outreach office.

IN-HOME EXERCISE: 
Coming this Fall...  Watch for more information.

 
"S.W.I.F.T." EXERCISES CLASSES

Exercise classes are designed for those of all ages, especially the older adult with the guidance of trained leaders.  Offered twice a week, it provides the opportunity to improve balance, strengthen muscles, heart, and mind. 

INDOOR WALKING CLUB is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday, between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Remain active by walking regularily with friends, on a flat, dry and safe walking environment.

 

PERTH EAST Transportation... "The Foundation of Independence"

Accessible, affordable, safe, and reliable transportation that is co-ordinated for you.  Individual or Group bookings can be arranged.
 
Contact us at:
50 William Street, Milverton, Ontario  N0K 1M0
Phone: 519-595-8755  
Fax: 519-595-8199
Email: dlichti@knollcrestlodge.com 
 
How to Volunteer:
If you would like to volunteer your time with Community Outreach Services, many opportunities are available through programs such as Meals on Wheels, Friendly Visiting, and other activities. For additional information, contact our office at 519 - 595 - 8755, or see our Volunteer page on this website.

 

The above Community Outreach Services are funded by the South West LHIN and Government of Ontario (all or in part).  Thank you

 


Gift Cards are available.  Your gift can be used for any of our services, including:  Meals on Wheels - Hot or Frozen meal programs, Transportation or Dining Programs.  The Cards are convenient and easy to use and a great way to introduce someone to a new service.
 

DONATIONS

All donations to support the services provided by Community Outreach are welcome.
Income Tax Receipts are available.
 

 Community Outreach Services
Bringing Care Home


 
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