Dufferin Child and Family Services

Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent Day Respite Program

Home Agency Service

Description
MFTD Day Respite Program operates for children under 18 years of age who are deemed Medically Fragile Technologically Dependent by the Community Care Access Centre (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care). Program offers:
  • Staffing ratio to meet the needs of this client group and specialized equipment.
  • M.F.T.D Coordinator is a nurse and present at all times.
  • Children enjoy a multi-sensory, fun filled day with a meaningful program designed just for them.
  • Children are able to use the snoezelen room which is a multi-sensory experience that meets their particular sensory needs with positive outcomes.
No fee for program but parents are expected to provide all medications, meals, snacks personal items and equipment such as suction machines and feeding pumps.

This program operates out of agency's spacious and brightly lit multi-purpose room bi-weekly on Saturdays.

For all programs contact office or visit website.

Calls made to office after hours, weekends and on holidays will be answered by 24hr answering service.
Eligibility
Age Requirements:18 year(s) and under
Application Process
Referral by Home and Community Care (formerly CCAC)
Office
519-941-1530 * calls after hours are answered by an answering service 24 hours
Fax
519-941-1525
Web Site
Visit Website
Languages
English
Contact
Jacqueline Moore, Community Awareness & Volunteer Coordinator
Email: jacqueline.moore@dcafs.on.ca
Phone: ext 246
Fees
No fee for this program but parents are expected to provide all medications, meals, snacks, personal items and equipment such as suction machines and feeding pumps
Documents Required
Documents required may vary, call for information
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Address
655 Riddell Rd
Orangeville, ON, L9W 4Z5
Dufferin Child and Family Services Site Location: Dufferin Child and Family Services
Open in Google Maps
Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 8:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 8:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Vary, call for details Dates: Program operates bi-weekly on Saturdays * a short summer program is also offered
Service Area(s)
Dufferin County