Caring For Someone Who Is Coping With A Life-Threatening Illness Can Be Hard.

Caring for someone at home can be an overwhelming experience. Self care for caregivers is an important part of ensuring the best care for your family member. Respite services can provide you with a time for regular chores, errands, or self care while providing the assurance that your family member has knowledgeable and trained support available.

All of our programs and services are offered free of charge to our clients and their families. 

Hospice Waterloo Region

Respite Services

Your loved one can be matched one on one with a highly trained volunteer, allowing you a period of rest. All Hospice Volunteers submit to a rigorous screening process and receive 35-hours of professional training before they can be matched with a client. Hospice Volunteers are an integral and valued member of your health care team.

Hospice Waterloo Region

Professional Counselling Services

For individuals and their family members coping with the affects of a life threatening-illness.

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Complementary Therapies

Massage, therapeutic touch, reflexology, and reiki for those who would like help managing stress and anxiety, and increase their sense of well-being. Watch to learn more.

Hair Salon at The Gies Family Centre, Hospice Waterloo Region

Hair Salon Services

Volunteer hairstylists provide a wash, cut and style for clients and their caregivers in the privacy of our hair salon at the Gies Family Centre. Call for an appointment.

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Groups For Caregivers

For friends and relatives to meet and talk with others about supporting someone with a life threatening-illness.

Learn More About Hospice Programs

Do you have questions about Hospice of Waterloo Region, our programs and services, or the hospice experience? Please contact us.  We’d be happy to speak with you.

Call Us Today At 519.743.4114

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