District of Kenora Home for the Aged

Site: Kenora - Pinecrest Home

Service: Kenora Rainy River District Palliative Care Volunteer Program

Description & Services
Description (Service) Coordinates services and support of volunteers who assist in the care of dying patients and their family members 
  • Recruits and screens volunteers willing to donate time with palliative care patients 
  • Matches volunteers with clients on a one-on-one basis 
  • Provides a 30-hour training course for volunteers 
  • Promotes services and educates member communities about the benefits of Palliative Care volunteers  
  • Accepts donations and issues charitable donation receipts; must specify which community the donation is directed to
 
Volunteer services provided include: 
  • Respite care for caregivers  
  • Assistance with shopping, making phone calls, writing letters, getting to appointments, and community outings  
  • Bedside support  
  • Support in home, hospital, or long term care facility
 
Offers palliative care coordination in following communities: 
  • Atikokan 
  • Dryden 
  • Ear Falls 
  • Emo 
  • Fort Frances 
  • Ignace 
  • Kenora 
  • Rainy River 
  • Red Lake
 
This organization is a Registered Charity
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Volunteer hours vary
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Individuals and families experiencing a time of need with a family member who is dying
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-4454
Toll Free Phone 1-866-968-4454
Fax 807-468-8490
Website www.kenoradistricthomes.ca
Primary Contact Sharon McIssac, Palliative Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 807-468-4454; Email: sharon.mcissac@kenoradistricthomes.ca
Primary Executive Theresa Bowen, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 807-468-4562; Fax: 807-468-4806; Email: theresa.bowen@kenoradistricthomes.ca
Alternate Executive Kevin Queen, Chief Executive Officer and District Administrator, District of Kenora Home for the Aged; Phone: 807-468-3165; Email: kevin.queen@kenoradistricthomes.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1220 Valley Dr
Kenora, ON P9N 2W7
 
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Intersection Valley Dr and Drewry Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal ; Donations