Media Advisory - South West LHIN announces significant funding for Aging at Home Strategy and related seniors health initiatives



    LONDON, ON, May 13 /CNW/ - The South West Local Health Integration
Network (LHIN) has approved significant funding for initiatives that will help
seniors live healthy, independent lives in the comfort and dignity of their
own homes.
    Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Maria Van Bommel, the Senior Leadership of the
South West LHIN, as well as representatives from the Victorian Order of Nurses
(VON) and the South West CCAC will be on hand to discuss these initiatives and
the real impact they are having on the residents of the South West LHIN.
    Some of the people who have benefited from these programs will also be
available for comment. There will be a brief presentation followed by a media
question and answer session. One on one interviews can also be arranged
following the event.

    
    Details of the event:

    DATE:        Tuesday May 19

    Time:        10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location:    VON Office
                 274 Head Street North
                 Strathroy, Ontario N7G 4L7
    

    The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is a crown agency
responsible for planning, integrating and funding more than 150 health service
providers, including hospitals, long-term care homes, mental health and
addictions agencies, community support services, community health centres, and
the South West CCAC. Established under the Local Health System Integration
Act, 2006, the South West LHIN operates an annual health care budget of $1.9
billion.





For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Jim Durham, (519) 672-0445
ext.2596, Jim.durham@lhins.on.ca, Toll-free: 1-866-294-5446; or Annabelle
Mackey, (519) 672-0445 ext 2573, Annabelle.mackey@lhins.on.ca, Toll-free:
1-866-294-5446

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