Timiskaming Hospice Palliative Care

Service: Information, Education, and Volunteer Visiting Services

Description & Services
Public Comments This program is available in the District only
Description (Agency) Provides practical, emotional, physical, and spiritual support and respite care to individuals diagnosed with a life limiting illness, and their families; support is provided by the volunteer coordinator (Hospice Coach) and trained volunteers
Description (Service)
  • Provides practical, emotional, physical, and spiritual support and respite care to individuals who have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness, and their families 
  • Provides information and education on a variety of relevant subjects  
  • Offers respite services  
  • Provides bereavement support 
  • Provides fundraising and volunteer support for the Hospice Suites in each of the local hospitals
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Volunteers hours are flexible beyond office hours
Areas Served Timiskaming District
Eligibility Those diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and their families
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-568-2135
Fax 705-568-2160
Primary Contact Betty Smallwood, Program Coordinator; Email: bsmallwood@kdhospital.com
Site Location Kirkland District Hospital; also Temiskaming Hospital
Located In Community Kirkland Lake
Address Kirkland District Hospital
145 Government Rd E, Suite 309
Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3P4
 
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Intersection Government Rd and Hospital Green Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)