Admission to Shoreham – Admission to continuing care in Nova Scotia is done through the Continuing Care Single Entry Access System (SEA). Click here to access the website or call 1-800-225-7225 to speak with someone who can assist you.
Continuing Care Services on the South Shore – Click here for more information about continuing care support available through South Shore Health and other local providers or call 1-800-225-7225.
Additional Support Services – Click here to learn more about services available on the South Shore to support seniors living at home.
Alzheimers Caregivers’ Support – The Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia offers a number of services for families and caregivers. Call Joan at 902-523-1614 or click here to see their Facebook page and learn more about what is going on in your area.
Canada Cares – The Canada Cares organization offers support and recognition for caregivers. Call 1-855-619-5021 (toll free) to reach their caregiver support line or click here to access their website to learn more.
Knowledge is the best medicine – This program is delivered by the Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Canadian Nurses Association and VON among others, and helps you take control of your health by working with your healthcare team to manage your medicines safely and appropriately. Click here to download an App to track your medicines or to create your own online medication record.
Preparing for End of Life – Preparing for your own or a loved one’s death can be emotionally draining. Click here to download this booklet, prepared by Cancer Care Nova Scotia and the NS Department of Health and Wellness, to help you and your family prepare for end-of-life care.