District of Kenora Home for the Aged
Kenora Rainy River District Visiting Hospice Services

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Coordinates services and support of volunteers who offer companionship and support to individuals and families with a chronic or life-limiting illness
  • Recruits and screens volunteers willing to donate time with palliative care patients
  • Matches volunteers with clients on a one-on-one basis
  • Provides a 30-hour training course for volunteers
  • Promotes services and educates member communities about the benefits of Palliative Care volunteers
  • Accepts donations and issues charitable donation receipts; must specify which community the donation is directed to

Volunteer services provided include:
  • Respite care for caregivers
  • Assistance with shopping, making phone calls, writing letters, getting to appointments, and community outings
  • Bedside support
  • Support in home, hospital, or long term care facility

Offers palliative care coordination in following communities:
  • Atikokan
  • Dryden
  • Ear Falls
  • Emo
  • Fort Frances
  • Ignace
  • Kenora
  • Rainy River
  • Red Lake

This organization is a Registered Charity
Eligibility
Individuals and families experiencing a time of need with a family member with a chronic or life-limiting illness
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On July 19, 2019

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