Acute In-Home & Community Care Services

Community supports for illness and disease like palliative care, day programs, respite care and end of life supports.

Hospice and Palliative Care, Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-387-7822
Contact:
Debbie Robinson, Director of Residential Care
,
Danielle Zucchet, Director of Development
Email: Web: Address:
277 Stone Church Rd E, Hamilton, ON L9B 1B1, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Adults with life threatening conditions, their families, and caregivers.

How to apply:

Contact HNHB Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) at 905-523-8600 for a referral.

Operates a 10 bed residential hospice in a home-like setting. Provides end of life comfort and caring support to meet the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of people living with a progressive life-limiting illness.  This support extends to provide grief and bereavement for caregivers.

 

Victorian Order of Nurses Hospice Volunteer Visiting

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-527-1919
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Volunteer positions are open to adults and seniors.  The Hospice Care Service is open to all Hamilton residents who are living with a life-threatening illness.

How to apply:

Contact for information.

Offers emotional and practical support to individuals of all ages, who are suffering from a life-threatening or life-limiting illness.  This service also provides caregiver relief.  All volunteers are interviewed and provided with 30 hours of hospice palliative care education.  Services include:

  • support meetings
  • ongoing education
  • bereavement follow-up

Palliative Care Program, St. Peter's Hospital

Phone:
Work: 905-521-2100 x12250
Work: 905-521-2100 x12234
Contact:
Email:
Web: Address:
88 Maplewood Ave, Hamilton, ON L8M 1W9, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Co-payment as set out by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Who can access this service:

Patients must meet all six criteria:

  1. require the expertise of an on-site, palliative care interprofessional team to manage symptoms and distress
  2. are in the final stages of a life threatening illness
  3. have goals of care promoting comfort approach rather than aggressive treatment
  4. have a life expectancy ranging from several hours up to several months in duration
  5. have care needs that cannot be met at home or in another setting with the available resources
  6. are aged 18 years or older
How to apply:

Any individual can make a referral. Self-referrals are also accepted. Call to book a tour.
Urgent admission to the St. Peter's Palliative Care Program can usually be arranged within 48 hours following a referral.

Provides interprofessional palliative/end of life care to people experiencing any life threatening illness. Focuses on patient and family-driven decision making to maintain comfort, quality of life, spirituality, autonomy, and dignity of each dying person. Part of the Hamilton Health Sciences Network.

Access Personal Support Ltd

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-632-3101
Contact:
Angela McGuire, President
Email:
Web: Address:
Hours:
Mon-Sun
24 hours
Emergency on-call health services
Cost:
Service
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Older adults and individuals with special needs or disabilities .

How to apply:

No referral required. Contact for information about how to register.

In-home health care offered in private homes, long-term care homes, group homes, hospitals, and community settings.

Services include:

  • nursing
  • therapy
  • personal support
  • attendant care
  • homemaking services

Services are provided by nurses, registered practical nurses, personal support workers, and social service workers.

Nursing Program, St. Joseph's Home Care

Phone:
Work: 905-522-6887 x2252
Contact:
Anne Kenderic, Community Support Coordinator
Email:
Web: Address:
Hours:
Cost:
Service
fees vary, some fees may be covered by private health insurance
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

Contact for information.

Programs provide a variety of at-home services which are tailored to meet the needs of each individual client.

Services include:

  • Nursing care
  • Assistance administering medication
  • Giving injections
  • Changing dressings
  • Providing advanced foot care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Palliative care
  • Providing teaching and health education support
  • Assist clients in maintaining independent living

Victorian Order of Nurses Specialized Palliative Care Nursing and Volunteer Services

Phone:
Fax Number: 905-528-4113
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

Seniors, people with a disability, and people facing a life threatening illness.

How to apply:

Contact HNHB Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) at 905-523-8600 or call VON Hamilton directly at 905-529-0700.

Provides a specialized team of visiting palliative nurses, who support clients facing life-threatening illness with the aim of promoting an optimum quality of life for clients' and their caregivers, with particular attention to physical comfort and emotional well-being.  Care is offered in the client's home.

At Your Senior Service

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Mon-Sun
9 am-8 pm
Cost:
Service
Fees vary according to service and level of care provided.  Contact for details.
Who can access this service:

Services designed to support seniors and their caregivers

How to apply:

Contact to register

Provides support services by qualified professionals that improve the quality of life for seniors.  Hourly, weekend, short term, long term, and respite care available.  Staff are properly screened, fully licensed and insured.  Services include:

Personal care

  • Exercise and range of motion
  • Transferring
  • Feeding

Companion care

  • Fall prevention
  • Medication reminders
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping and errands
  • Laundry

Specialty care

  • Alzheimer's
  • Dimentia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Hip Replacement
  • Stroke

Adult Day Program, Macassa Lodge

Phone:
Work: 905-546-2800 x1627
Fax Number: 905-546-4989
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
701 Upper Sherman Ave, Hamilton, ON L8V 3M7, Canada
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
Program
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Must meet Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local-Health Integration Network criteria. Call 905-523-8600 for details.
 

How to apply:

Apply through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant-Local Health Integration Network (905-523-8600).
 

Integrated day program for the frail elderly, adults with special needs, and individuals with Alzheimer Disease or other dementias. Services can include respite care for individuals who are not residents at Macasa Lodge. 
 

Goldie's Place Adult Day Program

Phone:
Contact:
Email:
Web:
Address:
70 Macklin St N, Hamilton, ON L8S 3S1, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Program
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Must meet Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local-Health Integration Network criteria. Call 905-523-8600 for details.
 

How to apply:

Apply through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant-Local Health Integration Network (905-523-8600).

Integrated day program for frail elderly, adults with special needs and individuals with Alzheimer Disease or other dementia. Offers social and health programs as well as access to The Club Fitness Centre, Bubbi Bessie's Cafe, and The Classic Theatre.

 

Goldies2Home Day Program

Phone:
Contact:
Krista Sheppard, Executive Coach
Email: Web: Address:
70 Macklin St N, Hamilton, ON L8S 3S1, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Who can access this service:

Must meet Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local-Health Integration Network criteria. Call 905-523-8600 for details.

How to apply:

Apply through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant-Local Health Integration Network (905-523-8600).

Day program focused on helping people return to independent living at home after early discharge from acute care, rehabilitation or convalescent care programs. Provides nursing, physiotherapy, recreation and other support both on site at Shalom Village and at the client's home. 

55+ Programming, Hamilton Jewish Family Services

Phone:
Contact:
Ella Pavlova, Seniors Programming Manager
Email: Web: Address:
30 King St E, Dundas, ON L9H 1B8, Canada
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:
How to apply:

Contact for information.

Offers social activities for seniors including:

  • Adult day program
  • Educational workshops
  • Games nights