CNIB Helpline 1-800-563-2642
CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life. To do that, our dedicated specialists work with people of all ages in their own homes, communities or local CNIB offices – providing the personalized rehabilitation support they need to see beyond vision loss, build their independence and lead the lives they want.
Blue Mountain Audiology. Audiology and hearing aid clinic. We perform hearing assessments, prescribe and fit hearing instruments, repair instruments and provide hearing conservation information. 4 Arthur St. W. Box 952
Thornbury , ON N0H 2P0 Phone: 519-599-0995
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH The church is also involved with other community initiatives such as supplying refurbished walkers, canes, etc., assistance with minor home repairs, etc. 519-599-6247
PHARMASAVE – Thornbury – The pharmacy has a home health department with various types of equipment to assist with activities such as bathing and items such as canes and walkers. Items can be custom ordered as well and there is a foot care clinic on the second Friday of the month; (Fran Falls 519 538 1759). www.pharmasave.com, 45 Arthur St., 519 599 2719.
Mackhall Mobility sells a wide variety of mobility devices including walkers, scooters, etc. Staff will assist customers with applications for funding assistance from the Assistive Devices program of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Call or visit, 705-444-2263, 395 Hume Street, Collingwood, (1 block from the General and Marine Hospital).
PHARMASAVE – Meaford – has a small home health department with equipment to assist with such things as bathing; has rentals or purchase of equipment such as walkers and canes and participates in the new Medscheck program, which enables customers to have a private consultation with the pharmacist to better understand their medications.
Muxlow Pharmacy, 54 Sykes St. N., 519 538 1960.
STUART ELLIS PHARMACY, Collingwood has the largest home health care department in the Collingwood/Town of Blue Mountains area and both sells and rents such items as walkers, bathing assistance equipment and also has a community pharmacy outreach program with the Canadian Diabetes Association. There is also a home health care consultant in an office on site, Monday –Friday, 9 – 5; 169 Hurontario Street, Collingwood; 705 445-4711.