Dufferin County

Community Paramedic Service

Home Agency Service

Description
Non-emergency, community-based service supports vulnerable patients living independently in the community. Aims to reduce 911 calls, emergency department visits and hospital admissions. Services include:
  • in-home assessments
  • safe home assessments
  • scheduled wellness checks
  • remote patient monitoring
  • direct communication with primary care providers
  • diagnostic tests
Eligibility
Patients who require additional assistance while living in their home, including high-risk clients living with complex medical issues such as diabetes, COPD and CHF
Application Process
Email or fax form Microsoft Word - Community Paramedicine Referal blank form v.2.1 (COVID) (headwatershealth.ca) Referrals from patients, family members or service providers will be reviewed upon receipt to determine eligibility for program. Community Paramedics will make initial contact with the patient within 24 hours after receiving a referral to discuss
Crisis
9-1-1
Toll Free
1-844-791-1182
Office
519-941-0509
Fax
519-941-2486
Web Site
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Email
communityparamedic@dufferincounty.ca
Languages
English
Contact
Gary Staples, Deputy Chief - Performance, Quality and Development
Fees
None
Documents Required
Documents may be required, contact for more information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
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Agency Information
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Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Updated On
December 7, 2021
Address
325 Blind Line
Orangeville, ON, L9W 5J8
Three Satellite Stations are located in Shelburne on Greenwood St and First Ave E, and in Grand Valley on Hwy 25
Dufferin County. Site Location: Orangeville - Ambulance Headquarters
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Community Paramedics are available 24 hours a day/7 days per week Mon-Sun 7 am-10 pm (in-person appointments) Mon-Sun 10 pm-7 am (virtual only)
Service Area(s)
Dufferin County