|Category Links to Other Records|
|Older Adult Categories - Niagara||End of Life Care - Bereavment ; End of Life Care - Palliative Care ; END OF LIFE CARE (ALL) ; HELP TO LIVE AT HOME (ALL) ; Home - Friendly Visiting/Phone Reassurance|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
403 Ontario St, Unit 2
St Catharines, ON L2N 1L5
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|Located In Community||St Catharines|
|Intersection||Ontario St near QEW|
|After Hours Phone||Answering Machine|
|Primary Contact||Jessica Estabrooks, Volunteer & Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 905-984-8766 ext 238; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Margaret Jarrell, Executive Director|
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Description||Provides compassionate care, hope and encouragement to residents of Niagara with life-limiting progressive illnesses and support to their caregivers, families and those who grieve their deaths. Hospice Niagara aims to improve the quality of life for these individuals from the time of diagnosis. The focus is on caring, not curing, and on life, not death. Hospice Niagara's programs and services are free to residents of Niagara, thanks to the goodwill and charitable donations of members of the community. |
VISITING VOLUNTEER program has extensively screened and trained volunteers to provide non-medical support and comfort to individuals living with a life-limiting illness and to their families in the privacy of their own homes. Volunteers offer practical assistance, emotional support, respite for caregivers, and encouragement of client interests and hobbies * for more information, contact the office or Geoff Straw at 289-241-4805
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT programs (facilitated by staff and trained volunteers) are available for children, adolescents and adults who have lost a loved family member or friend. Activity-based programs for children and adolescents provide a therapeutic environment in which participants are free to share their experiences with others their own age. Adult programs include an eight-week support group and a Grief Walk that is held every two weeks.
PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION is offered about services available in Niagara. Consultation on education, information and resources for clients and caregivers. A lending library and speaker's bureau provide palliative education and information to the community.
DAY HOSPICE provides a weekly opportunity for men and women who are living with a life-limiting illness to enjoy a day of relaxation and caring companionship in a safe, comfortable setting. It offers a place for tranquility and social sharing, enjoying a gourmet meal and for taking part in complementary comfort care therapies and aesthetic services.
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES The Stabler Centre in St Catharines provides palliative care in a home-like setting. There are 10 bedrooms in the residence for those in the last weeks of their life who are unable to remain in their homes. Professional nursing care 24 hours a day, personal support, companionship, bereavement and spiritual care are integrated in a home-like setting.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm|
|Eligibility||Anyone with a terminal illness|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Application||Call office for a home visit to determine future service|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Palliative Care Initiative #3 ; Donations|
|Other Links for Searching|
|Service Categories||Agency Based Libraries/Resource Centres ; Bereavement Counselling ; Friendly Visiting ; Hospice Facilities ; Hospice Facilities ~ Bereavement Counselling ; Hospice Facilities ~ Friendly Visiting ; Hospice Facilities ~ Speakers/Speakers Bureaus ; Palliative Care ~ Specialized Information and Referral ; Speakers/Speakers Bureaus ; Terminal Illness Counselling|
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