Your Path to Home Resources
The following are links to great resources to help you stay active, healthy and supported in the community:
Provides a comprehensive list of health services and exercise classes available in the Champlain region.
Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Connects you with the care you need, at home and in your community.
Health Care Connect
Helps Ontarians without a health care provider find a family physician or nurse practitioner in their community.
Free 24/7 access to a registered nurse.
Red Dot Alerts
Fully managed suite of mobile safety services—that you can turn on and off as needed—makes it easy to extend the reach of protection from home to community.
Safe Medication Use
Help prevent harmful medication incidents.
Ontario College of Pharmacists
Information on your pharmacist and what he/she can offer.
Schedule a one-on-one meeting with your pharmacist to ensure safe and appropriate use of your medication.
Ontario Drug Benefit Program
Information on medication coverage.
City of Ottawa
A list of available community resources for people 50+.
Ontario Renovates Program
Provides limited funding to low-income seniors and persons with disabilities for necessary home repairs and accessibility modifications to support independent living.
Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa
Provides primary care, health promotion, education and illness prevention services using a community development approach.
Alzheimer’s Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
Provides support, education and resources on Alzheimer’s.
Provides education, information, hope and support to persons with brain injury, their family members, friends and caregivers.
Stroke Survivors Association of Ottawa
Provides assistance, advice, education, advocacy and community partnerships for stroke survivors and their families.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Assists people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.
Aphasia Centre of Ottawa
Supports those affected by aphasia in coping with the daily challenges, improving their communication, boosting their self-confidence, overcoming isolation and re-establishing social contacts.
Living Healthy Champlain
A centralized program to improve coordination of and access to self-management supports, programs and resources for people with chronic conditions.
Helps you find the publicly-funded physiotherapy clinic closest to you.
Mobility Aids, Equipment and Devices
Gently Used and Rental Equipment and Devices: Companies from which you can rent or purchase second hand equipment.
: Seniors can ride the bus for free in Ottawa on Wednesdays.
: Provides door-to-door transportation to eligible customers.
(transport resources): Offers additional transportation options.
Private Transportation Services
: Fees apply.
Private Home Care Services: (fees may apply)
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
Meals at Home
Canadian Women's Health Network
NIH Seniors Health
Getting Home Safely - A Hospital Guide for Older Adults and Families
The Safe Living Guide