Residential Hospice Services

What is a residential hospice?

The 10 bed residence at Hospice Simcoe assists people who are dying to live with dignity and comfort in a place that feels like home. We are able to provide 24 hour nursing care including pain and symptom management, social, psychological, spiritual and practical support. We also support family members with their bereavement needs. Our average length of stay is about 10 days, however it can be as brief as a few hours or as long as a few months.

We encourage you to review our “Welcome Booklet” and the virtual tour.

How do I get admitted?

A Home and Community Care, Client Care Coordinator will complete an assessment and referral prior to your admission to Hospice Simcoe. Contact the LHIN (Local Health Integration Network) by calling 705-721-8010.

We encourage people to include Hospice in their end of life plan early. A referral can be made before the individual is ready to come to Hospice. However, for people who make this decision late, we are happy to help you get a referral.

Admissions are based on an assessment tool that identifies the person most in need of the bed. Length of time on the referral list is not considered when prioritizing patients for admission.

“I need more information…”

At any time, please contact Tammy Pollard, Residential Care Manager: 705-722-5995 ext. 326.

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