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Hospice Wellington is the coordinating body for all grief support groups in Guelph. Call for a referral.

Organization: Hospice Wellington - Guelph - Scottsdale Dr  
Phone Numbers: 519-836-3921
After Hours: Residence only 519-822-6660
Fax: 519-836-2154
Email: info@hospicewellington.org
Website: www.hospicewellington.org
Address:
795 Scottsdale Dr
Guelph, ON
N1G 3R8
Intersection: Scottsdale Dr and Kortright Rd W
Location: Guelph-South
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * residential services Mon-Sun 24 hours
Brain Tumour Association - meets monthly, third Mon of the month 7 pm
Seniors Support Network - monthly, call for dates 8:30 am-11 am
Regular educational offerings - Mon
Executives: Pat Stuart - Director of Care and Acting Executive Director
Contacts: Wendy Borutski - Community Program Manager
Service Description: Provides community care, emotional support, and practical assistance to individuals of all ages and their families facing a life-limiting illness, extending through bereavement.

Provides residential hospice palliative end of life care to clients with a life expectancy of three months or less.

Programs include: * wellness programs (daily in Guelph, weekly drop-in support group at Groves Hospital, Fergus) * caregiver support group * community education and leadership * art therapy * residential hospice * Wellington Wellness Centre in Guelph offers daily self care activities and a weekly wellness support group in Fergus to provide a holistic mind, body, spirit approach to promoting self care of the client under treatment

Grief and Bereavement Support:
  • Walking With Purpose * one-to-one support, offered by Hospice volunteers on an as-needed basis or in a more structured format with regular visits
  • Bereaved By Suicide - group support
  • Public Education: workshops about hospice care, bereavement support and related topics for any group, organization or event
  • Lending Library: books and videos on topics of terminal illness, bereavement, hospice care, quality of life and related topics

Fees: None
Application: Residential hospice: referrals from health care providers and collaborative care partners * application form available on website for completion by Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) staff, Most Responsible Physician
Respite care: call for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Residential Care: offered as part of the local health care system support for the dying (life expectancy of three months or less) - contact Local Health Integration Network 519-823-2550
* self referral for community services
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County and area  
See Also: Bereavement
Bereavement Support Groups
Care for the Caregiver
End-of-Life Care Information Resources
In-Home Hospice Care
Residential Hospice Care

This information was last completely updated on October 13, 2017

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