Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program (SMRCP)
Patient Resources for end-of-life care
Preparing for Death
Food and Fluids at the End of Life
Advance Care Planning - a process of thinking about and sharing your wishes for future health and personal care. This website has resources to help you and your loved ones create an advance care plan.
North Simcoe Muskoka Palliative Care Network - an organization that links you to the right services and supports that you need locally. The Network has a Hospice Palliative Care Consultant team with special skills in pain and symptom management who can help address your needs.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
Virtual Hospice - online information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief
Need information and support living with cancer? Use the Cancer Care Services directory
HCP Resources for palliative and end-of-life care
North Simcoe Muskoka Palliative Care Network - resources for HCPs
Advanced care planning, pain and symptom management, and guidelines for health care professionals.
Patient Bereavement Resources
Gilda's Club - Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka, A FREE cancer support community, providing social and emotional support to all whose lives have been impacted by cancer.
705-726-5199 or www.gildasclubsimcoemuskoka.org
Catholic Family Services - walk-in counselling clinics in Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Collingwood, Bracebridge, Alliston and Bradford: www.nsmwalkincounselling.ca
Telecare Distress Line of Greater Simcoe - (705)325-9534 or (705)726-7922
310-COPE (310-2673) * Do not dial an area code
confidential 24 hour crisis telephone response service. Support and information; referral to other services. Call if you are feeling depressed, feelings of rage; have intense feelings of distress, loneliness, anxiety or fear; are feeling suicidal; are worried that you have nowhere to go; have family difficulties
Specific Supports for Children