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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 Nina Page, Program Coordinator; 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

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, winter and spring * registration is required * meeting registration will be provided upon registration * begins in the Bronte area

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
Site Information
Site Location QEW West Industrial area
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
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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