Seniors Community Connector

If you or someone you know is 60+, a resident of Ladner or Tsawwassen, and in poor health (physical / emotional), marginalized, socially vulnerable, and making frequent trips to ER or primary care for non-clinical treatment, the Seniors Community Connector can assist to support access to community programs (social, physical and nutritional) that address social isolation, promote health and wellbeing and delay frailty. 

THE SENIORS COMMUNITY CONNECTOR FOR THE SOCIAL PRESCRIBING PROGRAM WILL:

  • Meet with the adult where they feel comfortable and develop a relationship of trust
  • Identify and address barriers that prevent connection to programs
  • Develope wellness goals and action plan to connect to programs
  • Ongoing follow up to provide motivation and assistance to connect to programs

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

Respect for self-determination

Person centred collborative approach to draw on strengths and past successes

Recognize  individual history and its impact on navigating wellness goals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program name (alternate):  Social Prescribing

Address / Contact Info

Healthy Aging United Way Higher Needs Program Social Prescribing
South Delta Ladner and Tsawwassen, BCV4M 3X8
Contact name: Genevieve Smith

Phone Numbers

Phone : (236) 880-4120
Fax : 1(778) 653-0660

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Tues 8am-4pm
Wed 8am -4pm
Thurs 8am-4pm
Fri 8am-4pm

Amenities

Accessibility features: fully accessible - we come to you
Can I bring my child?: no

Service Details

Program fee notes: The FREE Social Prescribing Program is funded by the Province of BC and managed by United Way Healthy Aging
Referral criteria: 60+ whose medical problems are well controlled, vulnerable but not totally dependent on others for daily help. May also be a caregiver.
How to apply: The referral form is available on this website or you can call Genevieve Smith at 236-880-4120 or email to gsmith@kinvillage.org
Age ranges served: senior 65+
Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients
Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 29 Sep 2020.

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