Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Palliative Care
Since 1986 we have been providing care, support, education, equipment, and companionship, free of charge to the residents of NOTL and their families. We have grown from a small office in the nurses’ residence, to the old hospital site location while we await our new office space expected to be ready in spring of …
Our Community Support Volunteers serve residents in home, or within the 3 Long Term Care homes within the boundaries of Niagara-on-the-Lake (Old Town, St.Davids, Queenston, Virgil and McNab). We assist clients and caregivers by offering educated Community Support Volunteers to provide companionship, caregiver relief, Emotional and spiritual wellness support. We provide compassionate listening and companionship for up to a year after a death has occurred.
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What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is an interdisciplinary medical caregiving “approach” aimed at optimizing quality of life & mitigating suffering among people with serious, complex illness.
Services & Equipment
We offer client support in a variety of ways, including Community Support Volunteers, appropriate mobility equipment, support aids, & bereavement services. Our support can come in the form of one-on-one touchpoints, telephone contact, & virtual group wellness supports. All services are free of charge.
Death is a unique, personal experience, with no two circumstances being the same. We offer compassionate listening, one-on-one telephone support, virtual or in-person companionship support, & a variety of group support activities. From memory boxes to legacy work & more, we have the services & supports to meet the needs of every unique circumstance.
Become a Community
Our Community Support Volunteers are the backbone of our organization.
With Them, We Change Lives.
With specialized training provided, our volunteers are available for companioning caregivers journeying through bereavement after death. They also are involved in; wellness groups, driving service, fundraising, and social events.