Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-549-3181 Ext 2386
After Hours Phone Voice mail
Fax 705-549-3172
Website www.ppao.gov.on.ca
Located In Community Penetanguishene
Address Toanche Bldg
500 Church St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3
 
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Contact Information
Primary Contact Cathy DiFonte, Patient Advocate; Phone: ext 2385
Alternate Contact Julian Kusek, Patient Advocate; Phone: ext 2389
Alternate Executive Wade Stevenson, Patient Advisor; Phone: ext 2386
Description & Services
Description (Service) Advocates and Rights Advisors advise psychiatric patients of their rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act; Health Care Consent Act; and Substitute Decisions Act and may intervene on the patient's behalf to resolve disputes or dissatisfaction concerning their care and treat.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility Any psychiatric in-patient at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health or an out-patient
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - On request
Fees None
Other Details
Established 1982
Accessibility Fully Accessible