Community and Personal Support Services (CPSS) provides clients with the care they require in their homes and communities. Community and Personal Support Workers provide services such as:
- Personal Care
- Speech and language support to on-reserve schools
- Transportation for medical appointments or errands
- Palliative Care
- Basic foot care
Adult Life Enrichment Program
Community and Personal Support Workers coordinate and organize Adult Life Enrichment (ALE) programs that provide culturally appropriate activities on-reserve for Elders and seniors. ALE programs promote:
- Healthy living
- Eating well
- Staying active
- Lifelong learning
- Fun, social activities
- Anishinabek culture
Community and Personal Support Workers also help to organize and coordinate health related community events and gatherings.
Who can use Community and Personal Support Services
In order to be eligible for CPSS the client must be:
- A resident in any of the communities: Fort William, Red Rock (Lake Helen), Biingitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay), Pays Plat, Whitesand, Long Lake #58, Ginoogaming, Pic Mobert or Michipicoten
- A child in the care of Dilico who is residing off-reserve and requires additional services (determined through an assessment by a Home and Community Care (HCC) Care Manager)
How do I access Community and Personal Support Services?
Dilico's Care Managers must screen any verbal or written referral to determine client eligibility. Referrals can be made by any Dilico employee or by one of the First Nation communities receiving CPSS services.