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Horizon Timmins Palliative Care

Palliative Care

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Description
  • Provides support through active listening and accompaniment to individuals and families facing a terminal illness
  • Offers social, emotional and spiritual support while respecting independence and individual needs
  • Assists individuals and families to face the stages of death and dying with dignity and respect through trained volunteers
  • Recruits individuals who are willing and wanting help others with terminal illness
  • Provides training with instruction including: palliative care philosophy, effective communication skills, and the bereavement process
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
  • Individuals and families facing a terminal illness
  • Individuals interested in volunteering are required to complete a screening process


Residency Requirements: Hearst to Chapleau
Application Process
  • Individuals and families must be aware of the referral and desire services
  • Individuals interesting in volunteering can contact the Volunteer Coordinator
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 28, 2018