Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Speers Rd

Service: Hospice and Bereavement Support

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-827-3390
E-Mail dkearns@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/hospice-bereavement-support/
Primary Contact Melinda Brown, Program Coordinator for North Halton; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2320; Email: mbrown@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Nina Page, Program Coordinator, Bereavement; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2316; Email: npage@acclaimhealth.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1930
Primary Executive Patricia Blakeley, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2300; Email: pblakeley@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Executive Carole LaTour, Program Coordinator for Oakville; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2312; Email: clatour@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-threatening illness * services provided at home

Hospice Support
  • hospice coordinators meet with clients and caregivers in their home to understand their physical and emotional needs * they listen, support, educate and connect to resources in the community
  • trained volunteers can provide much needed respite for caregivers, practical assistance and a listening ear
  • in-home wellness services include complementary therapies and music therapy

Provides trained staff and volunteers to support individuals who are experiencing grief and loss through the death of a loved one

Bereavement support:
  • one-on-one visits
  • spousal/partner loss support groups run year round throughout Halton * times and locations are determined based on the needs of the participants
  • bereavement resource library in the Oakville office
  • information on the grieving process
  • bereavement walking group meets every Thu from 10am to 11:30am every fall and spring and in the early evening during the summer * registration is required * meeting registration will be provided upon registration * begins in the Bronte area
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility People who need end-of-life care or bereavement supports
Application Online referral form
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
Intersection Bronte Rd and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Main Category Arts / Culture ; Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults ; Palliative Care / Grief
Secondary Category Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Hospice / Palliative Care ; Libraries ; Programs for Home Support ; Support Groups / Counselling
Service Categories Bereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; In Home Hospice Care ; Respite Care ~ Families/Friends of Terminally Ill ; Special Libraries ~ Death and Dying Issues

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