Hospice Wellington

Site: Guelph - Scottsdale Dr

Public Comments Hospice Wellington is the coordinating body for all grief support groups in Guelph. Call for a referral.
Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19
Office Phone 519-836-3921
After Hours Phone Residence only 519-822-6660
Fax 519-836-2154
E-Mail info@hospicewellington.org
Website www.hospicewellington.org
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Volunteer Coordinator Dale Gellatly, Volunteer Engagement Coordinator; Email: dale.gellatly@hospicewellington.org
Description (Site) Near Hanlon Creek Park
Site Location Guelph-South
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
795 Scottsdale Dr
Guelph, ON N1G 3R8
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Intersection Scottsdale Dr and Kortright Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Community care, emotional support, and practical assistance to people 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.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: Call prior to visiting. Visit website for program updates; virtual programs available.

Programs include support for palliative and bereavement clients:

Grief and Bereavement Support:
* Adult Grief Support Group
* Spousal Loss Support Group
* Art Therapy Programs
* Weekly Bereavement Walking Group
* Volunteer Companionship Program
* Grief and Bereavement Workshops

Palliative Support:
* Weekly Palliative Day Program
* Visiting Volunteers

Wellness Program:
* massage
* weekly yoga
* lending library
Hours Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * residential services Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Seniors Support Network - monthly, call for dates 8:30 am-11 am
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Boundaries Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
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
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
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1980; incorporated 1994
Funding Regional / Municipal - Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Elections AGM - annually (Jun) 
Open membership to all Wellington County residents by application 40 days before the AGM; notification of process will be published on the website
Service Categories Art Therapy ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Bereavement Support Groups ; Caregiver Support Groups ; Hospice Facilities ; Palliative Care ; Special Libraries ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Special Libraries ~ Terminal Illness ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Terminal Illness Counselling ; Wellness Programs