Hospice Northwest

Site: Terrace Bay - McCausland Hospital

Service: Regional Palliative Care Support Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments The Hospice Northwest Office is located in Schreiber in the North Shore Family Health Team Office. The Palliative Care Support services are offered at the McCausland Hospital in Terrace Bay or in the client's private home.
Description (Service)
  • Matches volunteers with clients on a one-on-one basis 
  • Provides respite care for caregivers 
  • Provides assistance with shopping, making phone calls, writing letters, getting to appointments, and community outings 
  • Provides bedside support 
  • Provides support in hospital, or long term care facility 
  • Provides friendly visits in hospital or in the client's' private home 
  • Provides compassionate, grief and bereavement support  
  • Offers Memory Boxes for bereaved family members to collect their loved one's belongings 
  • Offers Comfort Bags of basic care supplies such as overnight toiletries and small games to visitors and patients in palliative care, long term care or hospital emergency situation
Hours Office Mon-Fri 7 am-3:30 pm 
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation ; Rossport ; Schreiber ; Terrace Bay ; Jackfish
Eligibility Individuals and their families with a life limiting illness and their caregiver or their families
  • Referrals are accepted from anyone, providing the client agrees to receive service 
  • Referral forms are available at The McCausland Hospital, J.E. Stokes Medical Centre, the Aguasabon Medical Clinic or online
Languages English ; French language service available upon request from volunteer staff
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-2934 Ext 230
Fax 807-824-2758
E-Mail hospice.nsfht@yahoo.com
Website hospicenorthwest.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Mary Lynn Dingwell, District Program Coordinator, North Shore Family Health Team
Site Location McCausland Hospital
Located In Community Terrace Bay
Address The McCausland Hospital
20B Cartier Dr
Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0
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Intersection Cartier Dr and Kenogami Rd
Mailing Address c/o North Shore Family Health Team 
Box 760 
Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Fundraising ; Donations