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Acclaim Health

Site: Oakville - Head Office

Service: Hospice Care and Bereavement Support

Record #: MHH0370
Last Full Update: 10 Jun 2022

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Public Comments

COVID-19 Service Change: In-person support groups are cancelled and virtual groups have been set up

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-827-8800
Toll Free Phone 1-800-387-7127
Fax 905-827-3390
E-Mail generalinquiries@acclaimhealth.ca
Website www.acclaimhealth.ca/menu-services/hospice-bereavement-support/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/acclaimhealth/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acclaimhealth/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/acclaimhealth/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/AcclaimHealth
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AcclaimHealth/
Primary Contact Melinda Brown, Coordinator, Hospice and Bereavement Program, Milton and Halton Hills; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2320; Email: mbrown@acclaimhealth.ca
Alternate Contact Dee Kearns, Coordinator, Hospice and Bereavement Program, Oakville and Burlington; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2313; Email: dkearns@acclaimhealth.ca
Contact Form acclaimhealth.ca/contact

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1930
Primary Executive Patricia Blakeley, Director, Community Support Services; Phone: 905-827-8800 ext 2300; Email: pblakeley@acclaimhealth.ca
Funding Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Emotional, social and spiritual support, companionship, respite care for people and their family/caregivers dealing with a life-limiting illness * services provided at home


Hospice Care
  • hospice coordinators meet with clients and caregivers in their home to understand their physical and emotional needs * they listen, support, educate and connect to resources in the community
  • trained volunteers can provide much needed respite for caregivers, practical assistance and a listening ear
  • in-home wellness services include complementary therapies and music therapy
Provides trained staff and volunteers to support individuals who are experiencing grief and loss through the death of a loved one * volunteer opportunities and training available


Bereavement support:
  • bereavement support request available online
  • one-on-one visits
  • support groups: spousal/partner loss; adult child loss; drop-in group (Milton)
  • bereavement resource library in the Oakville office * bereavement newsletter
  • information on the grieving process
  • virtual bereavement support group for those grieving the death of a loved one
  • bereavement walking group in Oakville and in the summer for people grieving the loss of a loved one
  • to register contact Carole La Tour 1-800-387-7127 ext 2312 (Oakville) or Nina Page ext 2316 (Burlington) or Melinda Brown ext 2320 (Milton and Halton Hills)

Hospice Palliative Helpline: 905-667-1865
  • confidential counselling and emotional support by phone or video conference
  • provide/share resources
  • facilitate conversations about the goals and plan of care for end of life
  • address challenges and support emotional well being
  • support, information and education about grief, and spiritual distress
  • support for palliative care clinical questions by a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Hours Mon-Sun 7am-11pm (Customer service)
Areas Served Halton Region
Boundaries Halton Region
Eligibility People who need end-of-life care or bereavement supports
Application Call or complete online referral form
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Oakville (West Oakville)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
2370 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and Speers Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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