Hospice Care Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - McCurdy Dr

Service: Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-591-6002
Fax 613-591-7002
E-Mail info@hospicecareottawa.ca
Website www.hospicecareottawa.ca
Primary Contact Lisa Sullivan, Executive Director; Phone: 613-591-6002 ext 227; Email: lisa.sullivan@hospicecareottawa.ca
Address & Map
Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice
110 McCurdy Dr
Kanata, ON K2L 2Z6
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Physical Access Fully Accessible - Day away programs and end-of-life hospice residence care beds
Description & Services
Description (Service) Companionship, respite care, and emotional support

Home Support Program: initial visit by a community nurse for assessment and referral * volunteer visiting for companionship and practical support * respite for families up to four hours per week * telephone support * caregiver support

Day Hospice Program: weekly social interaction with peers * variety of activities including art, cads, board games, music * emotional support * respite for caregivers * weekly nurse assessments and communication with physicians as needed

Hospice Residential Care Program: 24 hour residential care in a home-like and peaceful setting when being at home is no longer possible

Family Support Program: helps family members and friends care for someone diagnosed with a life-threatening illness * bereavement follow-up available * individual basis or in group settings for adults, youth and children

Bereavement Support: support through the grieving process by staff and trained volunteers * drop-in groups * partner/spousal support groups * retreats * group walks * counselling * information and referral
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Day Hospice Program Tue-Wed (First and Third of Thursday off the month in Richmond) 10 am-2 pm 
Grief Care & Share Walk second and fourth Saturday of the month 
Drop-in Bereavement Group first and third Thursday of the month
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - and surrounding rural areas
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
For persons 18 years of age and older diagnosed as having a life-limiting illness and their families * Hospice Day Program: individual is still able to get out of the home and can transfer with minimal assistance
Application For referrals or to find out more about community programs, call 613-680-0306 * Admission to Residential Hospice is made though a referral by health care providers * For more information call 613-591-6002
Languages English ; French - some services only
Fees Donation ; None - Donations welcome
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Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HospiceCareOttawa/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/hospicecareottawa/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HospiceCareOtt
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2013
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118963701 RR0001
Elections Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting.
Date Updated 30 Oct 2019
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Terminal Illness ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Palliative Care ; Respite Care ~ Families/Friends of Terminally Ill ; Volunteer Opportunities

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