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Care for the Caregiver - Erie St Clair

A caregiver is someone who looks after a sick, frail or disabled relative, friend or neighbour. Supportive programs are available to help caregivers cope with their responsibilities and may include self-help, informal counselling, recreation and instruction.

The compassionate care benefits allow family caregivers six weeks of paid leave from work to care for a dying relative.

See also In-Home Hospice Care for additional services that support caregivers who are looking after someone with a terminal illness. Look also under a specific disease for additional caregiver support services (for example, Alzheimer Disease, Cancer and Parkinson's Disease).

For caregiver relief services see Respite Care for Adults, Respite Care for Children or Respite Care for Seniors.

For service information, articles, and caregiving resources, you can also visit CaregiverExchange.ca.

 
These services serve all or part of Erie St Clair
Alzheimer Society of Chatham-Kent - Counselling  
36 Memory Lane, Chatham, ON  N7L 5M8
519‑352‑1043
Alzheimer Society of Sarnia - Lambton  
Chris Dawson Centre, 420 East St N, Sarnia, ON  N7T 6Y5
519‑332‑4444
Alzheimer Society of Windsor/Essex County - Caregiver Support Services  
2135 Richmond St, Windsor, ON  N8Y 0A1
519‑974‑2220 ext 231
Family Service Kent - Community Home-Support Assisting People - Caregiver Counselling and Support  
Family Service Kent, 50 Adelaide St S, Chatham, ON  N7M 6K7
519‑354‑6221 ext 233
Lambton Elderly Outreach - Caregiver Support Training Education Information  
RR 1, Wyoming, ON  N0N 1T0
519‑845‑1353
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Chatham Kent Chapter - Caregivers Support Group  
132 Garden Path, Chatham, ON  N7M 5K5
519‑676‑7420 or 519‑351‑2008
Victorian Order of Nurses - Sarnia-Lambton - Caregiver Respite  
1705 London Line, Sarnia, ON  N7W 1B2
519‑542‑2310

These services are located outside of Erie St Clair, but provide service to Erie St Clair.
caregiverexchange.ca  
190 Wortley Rd, Suite 104, London, ON  N6C 4Y7
519‑660‑5910
Ontario Partnership on Aging and Developmental Disabilities  
927 Clark Ave W, Thornhill, ON  L4J 8G6
905‑889‑6484