Hospice Care Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - Cameron Ave

Service: May Court Hospice

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-260-2906
Fax 613-260-5510
E-Mail lisa.sullivan@hospicecareottawa.ca
Website www.hospicecareottawa.ca
Primary Contact Kim Sheldrick, Finance Director, Human Resources and Facilities; Phone: 613-260-2906 ext 223; Email: kim.sheldrick@hospicecareottawa.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Ali Black, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-260-2906 ext 231; Email: volunteer.services@hospicecareottawa.ca
Primary Executive Lisa Sullivan, Executive Director; Phone: 613-260-2906 ext 227
Address & Map
West side Main Entrance
114 Cameron Ave
Ottawa, ON K1S 0X1
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting illness

Home Support Program: Comfort and practical support through visiting volunteers

Benefits include:
* Initial visit by a community nurse for assessment and referral
* Volunteer visiting for companionship and practical support
* Respite for families up to 4 hours/week
* Telephone support
* Caregiver support
Day Hospice Program:If an individual is still able to get out of the home and can transfer with minimal assistance, the Day Hospice program can provide a day away for him/her and a break for the caregiver * offered Tue, Wed or Thu 10 am-2pm

Benefits include:
* Weekly social interaction with peers
* Variety of activities may include art, cards, board games, music, reiki and/or massage
* Emotional support
* Respite for caregivers
* Weekly nurse assessments and communication with physicians as needed

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

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

Programs include:
* Drop-In Groups
* Partner/Spousal Support Groups
* Men's Groups
* Retreats
* Group Walks
* French Bereavement Group
* Counselling
* Information and Referral
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings Day Hospice Program : Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-2 pm, registration required 
Drop-In Bereavement Group : Second Tuesday of the month, registration required
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - Ottawa Central
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
Application For referrals or to find out more about community programs, call 613-680-0306 * Admission to Residential Hospice is made through health care providers * for more information call 613-260-2906
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Donations are welcome
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118963701 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * newsletter (3 times/year)
Date Updated 29 Aug 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Terminal Illness ; Bereavement Counselling ; Hospice Facilities ; In Home Hospice Care ; Palliative Care ; Respite Care ~ Families/Friends of Terminally Ill ; Terminal Illness Counselling

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