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Hospice Care Ottawa

Site: Ottawa - Cameron Ave

Service: May Court Hospice

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Former Name Friends of Hospice Ottawa ; Hospice of All Saints ; Ottawa Hospice Services ; The Hospice at May Court
Legal Name Hospice Care Ottawa
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
West side Main Entrance
114 Cameron Ave
Ottawa, ON K1S 0X1
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Intersection Bank St and Riverdale Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking (hospice spaces only) * free occasional parking on the street (three hours maximum)
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (25 Mar 2020): Due to COVID19, several changes to services offered. Hospice residence remains open with safety precautions, continuing to admit screened patients at low risk of COVID19. Community programs, volunteer services, day hospice program, in-home support and bereavement programs are cancelled. Coordinators will continue to check in with clients by phone and email and provide support virtually.

Companionship, respite care, and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting illness

Home Support Program: Comfort and practical support through visiting volunteers

Benefits include:
* Initial visit by a community nurse for assessment and referral
* Volunteer visiting for companionship and practical support
* Respite for families up to 4 hours/week
* Telephone support
* Caregiver support

Day Hospice Program:If an individual is still able to get out of the home and can transfer with minimal assistance, the Day Hospice program can provide a day away for him/her and a break for the caregiver * offered Tue, Wed or Thu 10 am-2pm

Benefits include:
* Weekly social interaction with peers
* Variety of activities may include art, cards, board games, music, reiki and/or massage
* Emotional support
* Respite for caregivers
* Weekly nurse assessments and communication with physicians as needed

Hospice Residential Care Program: when being at home is no longer possible Hospice Care Ottawa provides 24 hour residential care in a home-like and peaceful setting

Family Support Program: helps family members and friends care for someone diagnosed with a life-threatening illness * bereavement follow-up available * individual basis or in group settings for adults, youth and children

Bereavement Support: support through the grieving process by staff and trained volunteers

Programs include:
* Drop-In Groups
* Partner/Spousal Support Groups
* Retreats
* Group Walks
* Counselling
* Information and Referral
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Service Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings Day Hospice Program : Tue, Wed, Thu 10 am-2 pm * registration required
Areas Served Ottawa (City of) - Ottawa Central
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
For persons 18 years of age and older diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and their families
Application For referrals or to find out more about community programs, call 613-680-0306 * Admission to Residential Hospice is made through health care providers * for more information call 613-260-2906
Languages English ; French
Fees None - Donations are welcome
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Terminal Illness ; Adult In Home Respite Care ; Adult Out of Home Respite Care ; Bereavement Counselling ; Bereavement Support Groups ; Caregiver Consultation and Support ~ Terminal Illness ; Hospice Facilities ; In Home Hospice Care ; Palliative Care ; Terminal Illness Counselling
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-260-2906
Fax 613-260-5510
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Lisa Sullivan, Executive Director; Phone: 613-260-2906 ext 227; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Paulette Hammell, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 613-260-2906 ext 231; Email:
Other Details
Established 1987
Funding Provincial - Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 118963701 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets * newsletter (3 times/year)
Resources Website * library
Accreditation No

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