Dundas County Hospice

Visiting Volunteers: Trained (Hospice Palliative Care Ontario online course), screened (police checked and referenced) and supervised volunteers who can visit clients in their home for companionship at the client’s convenience, also offering respite for the caregiver.
Palliative Day Program: A weekly program designed for clients to get together for a meal, social interaction and activities. Clients choose their level of participation depending on how they feel. An RN is present. Transportation can be arranged. Allows for caregiver respite.
Equipment Loan Program: Short and long-term loan of equipment such as electric lift chairs, walkers, wheelchairs, bath chairs, raised toilet seats, RoHo cushions.
Caregiver Support Program: One-on-one support for caregivers offered by staff or volunteers. Caregiver Coffee Break currently offered two times per month. Bereavement Support Program: One-on-one support for grieving family and friends offered by staff or volunteers. Grief and Bereavement Support Group held once per month.
Complementary Therapies: In-Home complementary therapies such as foot care, massage for pain control, meditation, hair care, etc is offered for clients who are home-bound.
Other: Support, link to other Community Support Services, advocacy, library of resources.

What languages are your services offered in?:

English

Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?:

Yes

What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?:

All Ages

What are your admission/referral criteria?:

Dundas County Hospice serves anyone with a life-threatening illness residing in the municipalities of North or South Dundas.

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:
:

Cancer
Cardiovascular Disease
Infectious Diseases (ie HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C)
Neurological Disorders
Renal Disease
Respiratory Disease
Care for all conditions
Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
Emotional/Spiritual Support

Other (please specify):

Caregiver Support, Grief and Bereavement Support

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?":

Along with the services listed, we provide many other supports such as advocacy, connection to other community services, a listening ear, guidance with Advanced Care Planning and much more. Tell us what you need and let us see how we can help you.

Bereavement:

Dedicated Staff
Upon Request
In Program or Service
In Home

Bereavement Support:

Dedicated Staff
Upon Request
In Program or Service
In Home

Child and Youth:

Upon Request

Complementary Therapists:

Upon Request
In Home

Complementary Therapies:

Upon Request
In Home

Day Program:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Education:

Upon Request

Grief Group Facilitator:

In Program or Service

Nurses:

Dedicated Staff

Personal Support Workers:

Upon Request

Respite Care:

Upon Request

Spiritual/Pastoral Support:

Upon Request

Volunteer Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Volunteer Support:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Other (please specify):

Caregiver Support - In Program or Service, In Home
Visiting Volunteers - In Program or Service, In Home



Contact Information

Address:
4353 County Road 31, PO Box 278
Williamsburg,  Ontario
KOC 2HO
Contact Name: Lisa Casselman, Executive Director
Phone: (613) 535-2215
Fax: (613) 535-1749
 

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