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Palliative Care

Canadian Virtual Hospice 
Address: Room PE469, One Morley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3L 2P4 
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A
Website: http://www.virtualhospice.ca/ 
Email: info@virtualhospice.ca
Services:  Canadian Virtual Hospice is a digital health leader and the world’s most comprehensive online portal for information and support on advanced illness, palliative care, and grief. It serves the information and support needs of people living with advanced illness, families and caregivers, health providers, researchers, and educators. Canadian Virtual Hospice operates: VirtualHospice.ca, PortailPalliatif.ca, http://www.mygrief.ca/, LivingMyCulture.ca, LivingOutLoud.life, VivreAFond.ca, Methadone4Pain.ca, KidsGrief.ca, DeuilDesEnfants.ca, MyGriefToolbox.ca, and MonDeuil.ca and is active on numerous social media platforms. 
Eligibility: Anyone. 
Cost: Use of the website is free.
How to Access: Visit their website for more information about palliative care. 
Hours: Website is available 24/7. 

 

Center to Advance Palliative Care - CAPC 
Address: N/A 
Phone: N/A 
Website: https://www.capc.org/ 
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Services: Provides resources such as fast facts about palliative care, educational materials, news, training, articles, blogs, and additional links concerning palliative care. The Pallimed Blog provides reviews and resources about current palliative medicine, hospice, and end-of-life research and material.  
Eligibility: Anyone. 
Cost: Use of the website is free.
How to Access: Visit their website for more information about palliative care. 
Hours: Website is available 24/7. 

 

Community Health Services-Portage Clinic-Southern Health-Santé Sud
Address: 204-140 9th St. SE 
Phone: 204-857-3445- Main Clinic
Phone: 204-857-5905- Same Day Clinic
Phone: 204-856-2040- Public Healthy Living
Fax: 204-856-2045-Chronic Disease Education Team
Child Health Clinic: 204-856-2040
Travel Health: 204-856-2050
Website: http://www.southernhealth.ca
Email: N/A
Services: Public Health-Healthy Living services including immunization, prenatal education, postpartum/breastfeeding education and support, travel/occupational health, Families First, reproductive health (birth control) and harm reduction supplies, communicable disease control, school health. Chronic Disease Program services include Diabetes Education Program and Community Dietitian. Mental Health Program resources and FASD Diagnostic Coordinator also located on-site. 

Palliative Care-Southern Health-Santé Sud 
Address: 365 Remier Ave Steinbach, MB R5G 0R9 
Phone: 1-204-346-7034
Toll Free: 1-800-742-6509
Fax: 204-388-2049
Website: https://www.southernhealth.ca/finding-care/care-by-topic/palliative-careend-of-life/
Email: info@southernhealth.ca 
Services: Palliative Care provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary, integrated end of life care to individuals and their family members throughout illness and bereavement services: medical direction, nursing support, bereavement support, compassionate leave, provincial drug program, and volunteer support.  
Eligibility: Anyone - Palliative care should be considered when: the individual has a chronic/terminal illness, when a cure is no longer possible, when there is evidence of functional or physical decline associated with a chronic or terminal illness.  
Cost: N/A 
How to Access: Please complete referral on website or call 204-388-2032  
Hours: N/A 

 

Personal Care Homes 
Address: Douglas Campbell Lodge: 150 9th Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3T6 
Lions Prairie Manor: 24 9th Street South East, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3V4 
Phone: Douglas Campbell Lodge: 204-239-6006 
Lions Prairie Manor: 204-857-7864 
Fax: Douglas Campbell Lodge: 204-239-0055
Lions Prairie Manor: 204-857-8207 
Website: https://www.southernhealth.ca/finding-care/care-by-topic/adults-seniors/life-in-a-personal-care-home-pch/
Email: info@southernhealth.ca 
Services: Provides 24-hour facility-based care for people who are no longer able to manage or to live safely at home. Includes 24-hour nursing, food & nutrition, housekeeping, palliative care, physician, personal care services, respite care, social work services, and spiritual care services. Douglas Campbell Lodge has 60 beds and Lions Prairie Manor has 136 beds.  
Eligibility: Determined through an assessment and application by a Home Care Case Coordinator.  
Cost: Provincial fee structure; daily fee based on individual income. 
How to Access: Phone, email or visit their locations or the Southern Health website for more information.  
Hours: N/A

Sunset Palliative Care

Address: Herman Prior Activity Centre, 40 Royal Road N, Portage la Prairie, Mb, R1N 1V1

Phone: 204-857-3746

Website: http://sunsetpalliativecare.org/

Email: info@sunsetpalliativecare.org

Services: Provides compassionate care to individuals living with a life-threatening or terminal illness, when hope of a cure is no longer medically possible, they provide support for the needs of the dying and their families. Financially, the program relies solely on donations and fundraising. Volunteers provide emotional and practical support whether the individual is in the hospital, living in a personal care home, or living at home. The palliative care program also offers drug program benefits, home oxygen benefits and compassionate care leave benefits.

Eligibility: Anyone - individuals or families who have a loved one with a life-threatening or terminal illness, when hope of a cure is no longer medically possible.

Cost: Free of cost to the individual or their family.

How to Access: Phone, email or visit their website for more information.

Hours: N/A

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