Mount Forest Family Health Team

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Contact NameMishele Ecker

Categories

Non-profit Organization / Health Charity

Services Provided

Bereavement SupportClinical CounselorsDietitiansEducationNursesOccupational TherapistsPain Symptom ManagementPhysiciansSocial Workers

Support Provided

All conditionsAnticipatory Grief and BereavementCancerEmotional/Spiritual Support
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Overview of Programs and Services

Language services offered in

  • English
  • French

Age groups served

  • All Ages

Support provided

  • All conditions
  • Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
  • Cancer
  • Emotional/Spiritual Support

Services provided

  • Bereavement Support
  • Clinical Counselors
  • Dietitians
  • Education
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Pain Symptom Management
  • Physicians
  • Social Workers

More Details

Offers resources, and referrals for the physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families/caregivers dealing with life-threatening illnesses, chronic and/or acute health conditions. Also provides support in dealing with anticipatory grief and bereavement.

Additional services include:
– social work support (counseling, advocacy, help with finding financial assistance, health system navigation assistance, and linkages)
– home visits and phone calls; respite for family
– support groups for patients, families and caregivers for emotional connection and support in dealing with life-limiting illnesses
– Gentle Movement weekly group
– Look Good-Feel Better (group focused on building confidence and self-esteem through management of appearance related effects of cancer)
– library resources including books, DVDs, wigs
– advance care planning (ACP) and related resources/information