The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc.

Overview of programs and Services:
The Hospice mission is to support, educate and empower all those who are affected by or caring for a person with a life-altering diagnosis. We are the first and largest community based hospice palliative care village in Canada and we will soon be the very first Hospice in Canada with a satellite residential home! The Hospice welcomes patients, families and caregivers who have been affected by a life-altering diagnosis. This does not need to be a terminal illness. We help people with a wide range of diagnoses, from all backgrounds and ages. In fact, we have 47 Wellness Programs designed to support patients, families and caregivers at every stage of their diagnosis.

What languages are your services offered in?:
English
French
Volunteer translaters are available upon request in a variety of languages.

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?:
Adults
Children
All Ages

What are your admission/referral criteria?:
Programs and services at the Hospice are available to patients who have been affected by a life-altering diagnosis, and also their family members or caregivers.

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
 
How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?":
The Hospice is here to support, educate and empower anyone who has been affected by a life-altering diagnosis from the time of pre-diagnosis through bereavement. We have more than 47 wellness programs, at home care and also residential care options.

Contact Information

Address:
6038 Empress Street
Windsor,  Ontario
N8T 1B5
Contact Name: Hana Irving
Phone: 519.974.7100
Fax: 
Website:   www.thehospice.ca
 

Categories:

Acute Care Hospital
Chronic / Long Term Care Facility
Dedicated Hospice Palliative Care Unit
Home
Nursing Home or skilled Nursing Facility
Out-Patient Clinic
Residential Hospice
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