Beth Donovan Hospice

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Compassionate support and professional care to individuals and their families through the challenges of life-limiting illnesses and end-of-life transitions. 
 
Day Hospice: Offered to an intimate group of clients with a life limiting illness * Run by a Registered Nurse and Hospice Volunteer Team * Hosts various activities each week such as Arts & Crafts * Massage and Reflexology Therapies * Musicians * Chair exercise class every other week * Card Games * Spa days, etc * a homemade lunch and transportation for those who require it 
 
Home Visiting: Volunteers provide emotional support and companionship for clients while offering respite to family members in a setting of their choice * volunteers visits new clients in their home to determine their needs and the appropriate level of support required. At that time, the Coordinator will match the client to their desired community hospice program. 
 
Counselling and bereavement services: Support, including Individual, Couple, & Family Counselling, Peer Support, Support Groups, and a Lending Library 
 
Spiritual Care: Offers one on one visits with clients who have questions surrounding spirituality * Aims to provide a space in which a person’s spirituality can become a greater resource for them through this significant life transition and for addressing these questions * Seasonal workshops for bereaved persons in partnership with a Grief Counsellor 
 
Equipment Lending: Provides transfer wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, bath chairs, raised toilet seats etc. for clients to ensure their safety, comfort, and to support them to remain at home * equipment may be borrowed for up to 3 months
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Day Hospice Thu 10 am-3 pm
Areas Served Merrickville ; North Grenville
Eligibility Individuals living with a life-limiting illness, their families and caregivers
Application Call or email for more information or to make a referral
Languages English ; French - limited
Fees None
Service Categories Assistive Technology Equipment Rental ; In Home Hospice Care ; Palliative Care ; Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-258-9611
Fax 613-258-9651
E-Mail program@bethdonovanhospice.ca
Website www.bethdonovanhospice.ca
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Primary Contact Kealey Dunlop, Volunteer and Client Services Coordinator; Phone: 613-258-9611 ext 2; Email: volunteer@bethdonovanhospice.ca
Alternate Contact Kristy Bailey, Program Assistant; Phone: 613-258-9611 ext 0
Primary Executive Debbie Watt, Executive Director; Phone: 613-258-9611 ext 1; Email: debbie.watt@bethdonovanhospice.ca
Names
Former Name North Grenville Community Hospice (30 Jun 2009)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Kemptville
Address & Map
1107 French Settlement Rd
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0
 
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Intersection Hwy 416
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1992
Funding Provincial ; Donations
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO)

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