Timiskaming Palliative Care Network

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Contact NameBetty Smallwood
Acute Care HospitalChronic / Long Term Care FacilityHomeNon-profit Organization / Health CharityNursing Home or skilled Nursing FacilityResidential Hospice
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Overview of programs and Services:

Volunteers are recruited, screened, trained and mentored to provide Hospice Volunteer Visiting service which offers emotional, practical, social, spiritual, and respite involvement with client and family.

What languages are your services offered in?:

English
French

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

Other (please specify):

Primarily adults but would be available for all ages

What are your admission/referral criteria?:

Diagnosed with progressive life limiting illness
PPS 60% or less

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

Other (please specify):

Respite

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? “What can you do for me?”:

We would try to identify any issues or concerns you or your family might have related to your illness and how we can best help you.

Bereavement:

Upon Request

Respite Care:

Upon Request

Dedicated Staff

Volunteer Support:

Dedicated Staff