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Kenora District Homes

Kenora Rainy River District Visiting Hospice Services

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Description
Palliative care services offered ONLY via phone; Friendly visiting volunteer services cancelled due to Covid-19 until further notice 

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
Friendly visiting 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
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
Toll Free
1-866-968-4454
Office
807-468-4454
Fax
807-468-8490
Mailing Address
1220 Valley Dr
Kenora, ON, P9N 2W7
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Sharon McIssac, Palliative Volunteer Coordinator
Email: sharon.mcissac@kenoradistricthomes.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 9, 2022
Address
1220 Valley Dr
Kenora, ON, P9N 2W7
Located on Valley Dr near Drewry Dr
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Hours of Operation
Mon
0900 - 1700
Tue
0900 - 1700
Wed
0900 - 1700
Thu
0900 - 1700
Fri
0900 - 1700

Palliative care services offered ONLY via phone; Friendly visiting volunteer services cancelled due to Covid-19 until further notice
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Volunteer hours vary
Service Area(s)
  • Kenora District
  • Rainy River District