Hospice Lennox and Addington provides palliative care services for those living with a life threatening illness by providing compassionate support to the client and their family. Hospice Lennox & Addington also offers bereavement support for those grieving the loss of a loved one, caregiver support, a lending library of resources on such topics as death, dying and the grieving process, hospital bed and equipment loans. The Douglas Thompson Wish Fund provides assistance to those living with a life threatening illness under the age of 19.
All services are offered free of charge.
Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including family, friends and/or health care professionals.
Hospice L&A is a registered non-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Health, personal donations, memorials and our own fundraising efforts.
Privacy: To provide the best possible care, Hospice Lennox & Addington (HLA) will collect and use personal health information. Personal health information
- Will be kept in a secure record which is protected from unauthorized access;
- Will be shared amongst the members of the health care team on a ‘need-to-know’ basis;
- Will not be disclosed outside of this team without permission unless required by law or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that disclosure is necessary to eliminate or reduce significant, imminent risk of serious harm to someone;
- May also be used for purpose of risk management, error management, and quality improvement.
Consent for HLA to collect, use, and disclose your information can be withdrawn at any time through explicit request. Clients can request to view their record at any time.
Anyone that participates in a support group offered by HLA must respect and maintain the confidentiality of other participants.