Respite Program

Hospice Palliative Care at Marianhill

Photo of Marianhill residents sitting under a canopy in the garden

Marianhill partners with various like-minded community agencies and organizations to expand our programs and ensure our clients have access to the best care possible. Our Respite (MATCH) program is designed to:

  • provide relief for family or friends from their caregiving role and to help relieve stress placed on family relationships
  • offer families an opportunity to gain information and receive ongoing support and encouragement in their caregiving role
  • promote independence to maximize the client’s full potential
  • delay institutionalization for as long as possible
  • assist families with future planning

Services

  • Respite care for family caregivers living in Renfrew County
  • Assistance with personal care such as bathing, grooming, dressing and exercise programs
  • Assistance with meal planning and preparation
  • Supportive care through companionship, motivational activities and socialization
  • Assistance with household management such as laundry and light housekeeping is a secondary service offered as necessary
  • Assistance with referrals to other community services as required
Eligibility
  • Frail adults, who require assistance on a regular basis to relieve the caregiver, and provide social support and stimulation for the client
  • Client must reside in Renfrew County
  • Client’s care level and behaviour must protect the safety of our staff member

Cost
$10.00/hour, billed monthly
This program is partially funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Hours
Respite services must be booked in advance. Clients can request a minimum of two hours per week up to a maximum of 15 hours per week, depending on availability.

Contact
Coordinator of Community Respite

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