Who is eligible for Project Lifesaver?
In order to be eligible for the Project Lifesaver program the following criteria must be met:
- The participant must reside in York Region
- The participant is not involved in unescorted activities such as walks, shopping or medical appointments that would create increased opportunities for wandering
- The participant must be diagnosed by a qualified medical professional as having Alzheimer's, dementia, autism or any other medical issue that may cause the participant to wander and place them at risk. A doctor's note is required
- The participant must not operate a motor vehicle
For more information, or to register for Project Lifesaver, contact:
1-866-876-5423 ext. 6709
For information on the history of Project Lifesaver, frequently asked questions orto learn about the new Protect and Locate (PAL) program, visit the Project Lifesaver website.