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Organization: Dorothy Ley Hospice (The)  
Phone Numbers: 416-626-0116
Fax: 416-626-7285
Email: info@dlhospice.org
Website: www.dlhospice.org
Address:
220 Sherway Dr
Etobicoke, ON
M9C 0A7
Intersection: The West Mall and Sherway Dr
Location: Etobicoke
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Executives: David Colgan - Executive Director
416-626-0116 ext 223 * dcolgan@dlhospice.org
Contacts: Anne Stoiko - Volunteer Coordinator
416-626-0116 ext 235 * astoiko@dlhospice.org
Kristine Gagnon - Bereavement Coordinator
416-626-0116 ext 227
Service Description: Offers programs and services to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, informational and practical support needs of individuals living with a life-limiting illness, their families and their caregivers * services can be provided at home, in hospitals, long-term care settings or in residential care suites * bereavement support available to the general public who have not been previously connected to the hospice for end-of-life care

Available programs:
  • Community Program: care coordination and in-home volunteer support provided in the individual's home or other settings
  • Residential Program: 10 bed residential hospice * 24-hour end-of-life care in a home-like environment during an individual's last weeks of life * focuses on quality of life through holistic pain and symptom management

Services and programs:
  • Community physician team: palliative care physicians providing end-of-life care in an individual's home and/or hospice residential setting
  • Day program: provides participants with the opportunity to socialize and support one another while engaging in a variety of activities
  • Spiritual care: help individuals explore their spirituality when facing their own end-of-life or when coping with the impending death of someone significant
  • Bereavement support: provides individuals and group based supports for persons experiencing grief for an anticipated death as well as post-death bereavement
  • Integrative wellness: offers a variety of complementary therapies such as therapeutic touch, massage and acupressure foot massage, pet therapy, and acupuncture to individuals living with a limiting illness and/or their family caregivers
  • Community visiting volunteer program: trained hospice volunteers provide support and companionship to individuals, as well as respite to families and caregivers
  • Education: offers a variety of workshops, lectures and information sessions about hospice palliative care for members of the community and for health care professionals

Services and Programs:

Fees: Free
Application: Call * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who need end-of-life care of bereavement supports
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Etobicoke and area  
See Also: Bereavement
Bereavement Support Groups
Care for the Caregiver
Community Support Services
End-of-Life Care Information Resources
In-Home Hospice Care
Residential Hospice Care

This information was last completely updated on September 27, 2016

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About Us
The Dorothy Ley Hospice is a volunteer-based community service organization offering compassionate care to people living with the challenges of a life-limiting illness or loss