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Local Services

There are beneficial local services throughout the Mississauga Halton region providing useful supports to patients, their families and caregivers.  These range from day to day practical help to home care and government and legal services.

Grief & Bereavement

Home and Community Care

Home Care

The Mississagua Halton LHIN Home and Community Care helps to coordinate the delivery of government funded care in the home.  This may include:

  • Nursing
  • Personal Support Worker
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietician
  • Social Worker

Forms to assist with communicating and referring to home care services are found in the Forms section for Health Professionals

Hospice Services

Hospice Services

Visiting Hospice provides support in the community to those living with a life limiting illness, and their families.

Residential Hospice offers a place to receive quality end-of-life care for those who for whatever reason, cannot receive enough support in their own homes.  It helps provide a homelike environment for patients and their family in the final days and weeks of life, when the goals are for comfort care.

In Mississauga Halton

Out of Region

Other Hospice Associations and Resources - There is excellent information available online through some of the major Provincial and National Palliative Care Organizations.

Hospitals

Hospitals

Palliative Care supports are available across the hospital system.  In most cases, palliative care needs are met by the usual care team in the hospital clinics and inpatient units. In some cases, a specialist team may become involved and sometimes, a specialized clinic or unit may be accessed.

Halton Healthcare has three sites.  There is a specialty outpatient Palliative Care Clinic at the Oakville site as well as inpatient consultation service.  There are dedicated palliative care beds available at all hospital sites.

  • Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
  • Milton District Hospital
  • Georgetown Hospital

Trillium Health Partners has three sites.  There is a specialty outpatient Palliative Care Oncology Clinic at the Credit Valley and Queensway sites for cancer patients, as well as inpatient consultation services at the Mississauga Hospital and Credit Valley Hospital sites.  There is a Palliative Care Unit at Credit Valley site an and McCall Centre (Queensway Site).

  • Credit Valley Hospital
  • Mississauga Hospital
  • Queensway Health Centre

Local Support Services

Practical Help

Equipment & Supplies                       

Financial & Legal

Finding A Family Doctor

Government Programs & Services

Pharmacies (24h) & Labs

Additional Support Services

Transportation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Term Care Services

Long Term Care Services

Long term care homes offer restorative as well as palliative care services to individuals no longer able to receive enough care in their own homes.  The Nurse Practitioners Supporting Teams Averting Transfers (NPSTAT) as well as the Palliative Pain & Symptom Management Consultants offer support to manage symptoms as needed. 

For a complete listing of Long Term Care Homes in Mississauga Halton see Long-Term Care Homes – Mississauga Halton.