Bruce House

 

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Our Mission

Bruce House is a community-based organization providing housing, compassionate care and support in Ottawa for people living with HIV and AIDS, based on the belief that everyone has the right to live and die with dignity.

What are your admission/referral criteria?

Our admission/referral criteria includes people who have tested HIV positive.

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family?

“What can you do for me?”

We provide a place for you to live as well as support services.

We achieve our mission of providing housing, compassionate care and support in Ottawa for people living with HIV/AIDS, based on the belief that everyone has the right to live and die with dignity by the following objectives:

  • To provide access to secure, affordable and appropriate housing for people living with HIV/AIDS
  • To provide services and supports that promote improved health status, increase community participation, and improve life skills management
  • To work together with our residents/clients to address their unique needs leading to enhanced quality of life while promoting their greatest independence attainable
  • To ensure our programs and services are in accordance with our stated valuesTo ensure our programs and services are integrated to include prevention, education, care, support and treatment

 

Staff/Service

By Dedicated Staff

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Animal Therapists

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Art Therapists (volunteer)

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Bereavement

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Coordinators

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Bereavement Support (can refer people)

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Child and Youth

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Coordinator/Counselor

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Clinical Counselors

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Complementary Therapists (volunteer)

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Complementary Therapies (volunteer)

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Day Program

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Dietitians

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Education

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Educational Coordinators

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Grief Group Facilitator

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Home Consultation Services

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Home Support (Homemaking)

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Inpatient Consultation

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Inpatient Facility (PCU)

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Music Therapists

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Nurses

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Nursing Visits

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Occupational Therapists

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Outpatient Clinics

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Personal Support Workers

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Pain & Symptom Management

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Pharmacists    

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Physicians

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Physician Visits

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Physiotherapists

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Psychologists

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Quick Response / Emergency Response Research

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Respiratory Therapists

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Respite Care

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Social Workers

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Social Work Counseling (can refer people)

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Speech / Language Therapists

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Spiritual / Pastoral Support

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Volunteer Coordinators

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Volunteer Support

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