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When Margit Bennet’s partner, Tom, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011, the 92-year-old became his 24-hour caregiver, a road she’d travelled previously during her first husband’s illness before he passed away in 2003. But as Tom’s dementia progressed and he started to wander, the programs she’d previously accessed for caregiver relief were no longer able to support Tom’s needs.

“It was a blessing when I was connected with Caregiver Recharge service,” says Margit, an active senior who still drives and is adjusting to life on her own after Tom recently moved into a retirement home. “My daughter lives in Belleville, and having access to this program made it possible for me to visit her on weekends once a month while staff took care of Tom in our home.”- Margit Bennett, Caregiver

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3M Health Quality Team Award: Quality Improvement Initiative Across a Health System

Date: June 29, 2016 Author: centralreg Categories: Awards | Caregiver Awards

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) was recognized, for its Caregiver Respite Program, with the prestigious 3M Health Care Quality Team Award in the category of Quality Improvement Initiative Across a Health System. 3M’s national awards ceremony, held in Ottawa June 7, 2016 encourages and recognizes innovation in health services.   The Caregiver Respite Program developed through several partnering organizations provides coordinated and collaborative services...

Caregiver Recharge Service recipient of 2015 Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards Recipient: Pinnacle Award of Excellence

Date: October 8, 2015 Author: centralreg Categories: Awards | Caregiver Awards

On Wednesday, September 30th 2015, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) health service providers, health system partners, colleagues and friends attended the inaugural Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The evening capped off with a surprise Pinnacle Award embodying high quality innovative care that was presented to Caregiver Recharge Services: In Home Respite in the Mississauga LHIN.   Delivered in partnership with Able Living Services, Thrive...


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