The Life Long Care Program (LLCP) ensures meeting individual needs through physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of everyday life by providing support services to all urban Indigenous clients, regardless of age, who are disabled, chronically ill, frail elderly and/or require acute/chronic continuum of care. The Life Long Care Program helps provide a wholistic approach to community support services, enhancing and improving the quality of life and living for the clientele and allowing them to live independently in their community. In addition, the Life Long Care Program strives to ensure quality of care and appropriate support systems for their Caregivers.
The Life Long Care Program offers a variety of different programs for all age groups.
Monthly programs include:
- Nutritional Bingos
- Friendly/Security Checks
- Nutritional Bags
- Elders nutritional Breakfast
- Client Transportation
- Community events hosted by TNFC Staff
Friendly Visiting – Primarily conducted at a client’s home, long term care facility and in-office visit. The Life Long Care Worker assists the client(s) with shopping, bill paying, banking, or accompanied to social/cultural outings.
Security Checks/Reassurance Service – A service that provides isolated individuals with regular contact to determine that the client is not in a crisis. This service is done through telephone call or done at home if client does not have a phone.
Congregate Dining – A support service which provides transportation, a nutritious meal and social activity.
Transportation – A support service which provides transportation to medical appointments, participation in social/cultural activities, and other scheduled programs happening at the Timmins Native Friendship Centre.
Indigenous Support – A support service that provides with information and referral services, advocacy, translations, medical, assistance with filling out forms and applications, and accessing services from mainstream organizations.