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Organization: Hospice Care Ottawa - May Court Hospice  
Phone Numbers: 613-260-2906
Fax: 613-260-5510
West side Main Entrance
114 Cameron Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1S 0X1
Intersection: Bank St and Riverdale Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Service: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Executives: Lisa Sullivan - Executive Director
613-260-2906 ext 227
Public Contacts: Kim Sheldrick - Finance Director, Human Resources and Facilities
613-260-2906 ext 223 *
Service Description: Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting illness

Home Support Program: Comfort and practical support through visiting volunteers

Benefits include:
  • Initial visit by a community nurse for assessment and referral
  • Volunteer visiting for companionship and practical support
  • Respite for families up to 4 hours/week
  • Telephone support
  • Caregiver support
    Day Hospice Program:If an individual is still able to get out of the home and can transfer with minimal assistance, the Day Hospice program can provide a day away for him/her and a break for the caregiver * offered Tue, Wed or Thu 10 am-2pm

Benefits include:
  • Weekly social interaction with peers
  • Variety of activities may include art, cards, board games, music, reiki and/or massage
  • Emotional support
  • Respite for caregivers
  • Weekly nurse assessments and communication with physicians as needed

Residential Care Program: when being at home is no longer possible Hospice Care Ottawa provides 24 hour residential care in a home-like and peaceful setting

Family Support Program: helps family members and friends care for someone diagnosed with a life-threatening illness * bereavement follow-up available * individual basis or in group settings for adults, youth and children

Bereavement Support: support through the grieving process by staff and trained volunteers

Programs include:
  • Drop-In Groups
  • Partner/Spousal Support Groups
  • Men's Groups
  • Retreats
  • Group Walks
  • French Bereavement Group
  • Counselling
  • Information and Referral

Meetings: Day Hospice Program : Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-2 pm, registration required
Drop-In Bereavement Group : Second Tuesday of the month, registration required
Fees: None - Donations are welcome
Application: For referrals or to find out more about community programs, call 613-680-0306 * Admission to Residential Hospice is made through health care providers * for more information call 613-260-2906
Eligibility / Target Population: For persons 18 years of age and older diagnosed as having a life-limiting illness and their families
Languages: English * French
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Adult Day Programs
Care for the Caregiver
Community Support Services
In-Home Hospice Care

This information was last completely updated on August 29, 2018

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