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Nova West Island

Introduction

NOVA West Island is a non-profit community healthcare organization. It's primary mandate is to provide specialized care and support to cancer and ALS clients during the course of the illness and particularly in the palliative stage.

Contact

  • Address: 447 Beaconsfield Boulevard, Beaconsfield H9W 4C2
  • Contact person: Marie-France Juneau
  • Phone: 514-695-8335
  • Fax: 514-695-8432
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: http://www.novawi.org
  • Areas covered: Baie d'Urfé, Beaconsfield, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Île Bizard, Île Perrot, Kirkland, Lachine, Pierrefonds, Pincourt, Pointe-Claire, Roxboro, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Ste-Geneviève, Terrasse-Vaudreuil.

Services

Respite

  • Types: Outside the home
  • Day Centers for adults (60+) with cognitive deficits
  • Duration: Less than 24 hours
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Cost: $$
  • Cost is $20 per day (meal included)
  • Access limited to: Reserved for members
  • Waiting list:
  • Variable waiting list
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information: Respite for caregivers while loved-ones are at the day center, 4 days per week from 9am to 2pm (Tuesday to Friday)

Information and documentation

  • Types: Documentation, Online resources
  • Themes: The disease, Communicating with a loved one
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: No
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information: NOVA West Island offers information on their website and their newsletter

Support

  • Types: Individual support, Group support
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Evening (4 p.m. to midnight)
  • Location: At the organization, NOVA office and Beaurepaire United Church
  • Cost: Free
  • Access limited to: Reserved for members
  • People must register
  • Waiting list: No
  • Language: English, Bilingual Facilitators
  • Associated respite service: Yes
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information: Monthly Group Supports for ALS Caregivers + Bereavement Group Support for adults + Volunteer Home Visitors

Home care

  • Types: Personal care and hygiene assistance, Equipment rental, purchase or loans
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Evening (4 p.m. to midnight), Night (midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • Location: In the home
  • Cost: $$
  • $14/hour minimum 3 consecutive hours
  • Waiting list:
  • Depends on health aids availabilities and client needs
  • Language: French, English
  • Additional information: Other service may be doing a load of laundry, making or changing an unoccupied or occupied bed + making and serving meals/snacks

Transportation

  • Types: For medical appointments
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Cost: Free
  • Access limited to: Reserved for members
  • Only for oncology clients that are being cared by our nurses
  • Waiting list: No
  • As per volunteer drivers availabilities
  • Language: French, English

Last updated December 13, 2018