“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.”
– Coretta Scott King
Home Hospice North Lanark has been closely following the situation regarding COVID-19.
All Home Hospice North Lanark in-person community programs and volunteer services are cancelled for the time being. We are however offering telephone or electronic support.
Policies & Policy Documents
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Position
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) upheld that MAID is not within the continuum of hospice palliative care service, and as such, holds no position either in favour of, or opposed to, MAID. Home Hospice North Lanark is a member of HPCO, the organization that oversees and supports hospice organizations in Ontario.
Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) is committed to providing an accessible environment in which all individuals have equal access to its services as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”).
HHNL will take all reasonable steps to ensure that anyone with a disability who accesses its services will be able to do so in a manner that respects their dignity and independence. HHNL will make every reasonable effort to ensure that its policies, practices and procedures respecting accessibility will be consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity.
Availability of Documents
HHNL policies, developed and implemented to meet the requirements of the AODA are available upon request. If required to provide a copy of our policies or our services information to a person with a disability, HHNL will provide the person with the documents or the information contained in the documents in a format that takes the persons disability into account and as agreed upon by HHNL and the person with the disability.