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 905-847-2348
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 Carole LaTour, Program Coordinator for Oakville; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2312; Email: clatour@acclaimhealth.ca
Site Information
Site Location Oakville
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
Intersection Bronte Rd and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada
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
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

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

Hospice volunteer visiting:
  • visiting volunteers provide support for adults facing life-threatening illnesses
  • visits usually take place once a week for about 1-2 hours in the client's home
  • depending on client's ability, volunteers may also take the client out for a walk or a drive
  • these visits may also provide a break for the primary caregiver
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Bereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; Death and Dying ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; In Home Hospice Care ; Respite Care

Agency Overview


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