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Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Speers Rd

Service: Hospice Care and Bereavement Support

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
* Nursing and Personal Support: Operating normally with added screening and infection prevention precautions.  
 
* Adult Day Programs: CLOSED until further notice. Caregiver support is still available via phone.  
 
* Volunteer Visits: In-person visits are suspended until further notice, volunteers will be checking in with clients via phone.  
 
* Caregiver Support Groups: In-person support groups are cancelled and virtual groups have been set up. Please watch your email for details on how to join the virtual groups.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-827-3390
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/hospice-bereavement-support/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Acclaim-Health/468827769806318
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acclaimhealth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AcclaimHealth
Primary Contact Melinda Brown, Coordinator, Hospice and Bereavement Program, Milton and Halton Hills; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2320; Email: mbrown@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Dee Kearns, Coordinator, Hospice and Bereavement Program, Oakville and Burlington; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2313; Email: dkearns@acclaimhealth.ca
Volunteer Opportunities Current Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Form acclaimhealth.ca/current-clients/provide-your-feedback/feedback-form/
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
Funding Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Emotional, social and spiritual support, companionship, respite care for people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting 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 * volunteer opportunities and training available * apply online

Bereavement support:
  • bereavement support request available online
  • one-on-one visits
  • support groups: spousal/partner loss; adult child loss; drop-in group (Milton)
  • bereavement resource library in the Oakville office * bereavement newsletter
  • information on the grieving process
  • virtual bereavement support group for those grieving the death of a loved one * to register contact Carole La Tour, 905-827-8800 ext 2312
  • bereavement walking group in Oakville and in the summer for people grieving the loss of a loved one * to register contact Carole La Tour 1-800-387-7127 ext 2312
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 Oakville (West Oakville)
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
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Bereavement / Grief Support ; Home Support Programs ; Hospice / Palliative Care ; Hospice Care ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Adult In Home Respite Care ; Bereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; In Home Hospice Care ; Special Libraries ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Volunteer Opportunities

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