VON - Middlesex-Elgin

Overview of programs and Services::

The VON Supportive Care & Bereavement Services are dedicated to providing compassionate care and improving the quality of life for individuals (including caregivers) living with a life threatening or life altering, chronic, terminal illness, in the Middlesex County. Our services can be provided at home, in a hospital or long-term care setting, and in the community.

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?:

Adults
Children
All Ages

What are your admission/referral criteria?:

Individuals who are living with a life threatening or life altering, chronic, terminal illness. Also provide support services to caregivers and bereaved clients.

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?":

VON's trained and dedicated volunteers provide social companionship and respite services through our Hospice Visiting Program, Caregiver Support Program, Bereavement Support Services, as well as our social recreation programs.

The Supportive Care Coordinator will meet with individuals in person to complete an assessment to determine what programs and/or services would help support their social, emotional, and/or spiritual needs. Ongoing support is provided through each client's journey, as well as that of the caregiver(s).

Bereavement:

In Program or Service
In Home

Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service
In Home

Bereavement Support:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service
In Home

Child and Youth:

In Program or Service
In Home

Education:

In Program or Service

Grief Group Facilitator:

In Program or Service

Home Support (Homemaking):

In Program or Service

Nurses:

Upon Request

Personal Support Workers:

Upon Request

Respite Care:

In Program or Service

Volunteer Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff

Volunteer Support:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service
In Home

Contact Information

Address:
274 Head Street North
Strathroy,  Ontario
N7G 4L7
Contact Name: Rae Belcourt
Phone: 519-245-3170
Fax: (519) 631–4798
 

Categories:

Acute Care Hospital
Chronic / Long Term Care Facility
Home
Hospice Society
Non-profit Organization / Health Charity
Nursing Home or skilled Nursing Facility
Out-Patient Clinic
Private Clinic
Residential Hospice
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