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Niagara (Region of). Public Health

Site: Wainfleet

Service: Wainfleet Community Response Unit and Community Paramedic Program

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-984-5050 ext 2885
Website www.niagararegion.ca/living/health_wellness/ems/wainfleet-paramedic.aspx
Site Details
Areas Served Wainfleet
Located In Community Wainfleet
Mailing Address 509 Glendale Ave E 
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Niagara EMS provides a Community Response Unit (CRU) in the Township of Wainfleet. The CRU has two purposes: 
 
1) To respond to all emergency medical 9-1-1 calls as a first response unit while an ambulance is on the way 
2) To provide an additional health resource to the Township of Wainfleet. This is called the Community Paramedic Program. 
 
An advanced care paramedic, also referred to as a community paramedic, is available to provide home visits and complete general wellness assessments to any resident in the Township of Wainfleet who has health concerns.
Hours Community Paramedics Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm
Eligibility Any resident in the Township of Wainfleet is eligible for the program.
Application A referral can be made by the resident themselves, their health care professional, a family member, another caregiver agency, or even a neighbour. To make a new referral, call and an intake visit will be scheduled with a community paramedic.
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Service Categories Paramedic/EMT Services ; Wellness Programs

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