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NOVA Montréal

This organization receives funding from L'Appui

Introduction

NOVA Montréal is a community-based, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the providing community health care to Montreal residents, free of charge.
Our mission is to provide personalized, high quality and compassionate home care to people who are ill or nearing the end of life, as well as to the families that support them.

Contact

  • Address: 310 avenue Victoria, bureau 403 Westmount H3Z 2M9
  • Phone: 514-866-6801
  • Fax: (514) 866-4902
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: http://www.novamontreal.com
  • Areas covered: Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, LaSalle, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Sud-Ouest, Outremont, Verdun, Ville-Marie, Mont-Royal, Westmount, Côte-St-Luc, Hampstead, Montréal-Ouest
  • Our services are offered in the area bordered by St-Denis Street to the east, 32nd Avenue in Lachine to the west, Métropolitain Blvd. to the north, and the St. Lawrence River to the south, including LaSalle, Verdun and Ile des Soeurs.

Services

Respite

  • Types: In the home
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Evening (4 p.m. to midnight), Night (midnight to 8 a.m.), Weekend
  • Cost: Free, $$
  • Cost is determined by income and may vary between 10$ and 23$ per hour. Some hours may even be free depending on the situation.
  • Access limited to:
  • For caregivers of people who are non-autonomous or have chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, CVA and cancer.
  • Waiting list: No
  • May be a wait before service starts (from one to three weeks)
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information:
    -Palliative care: On-call nursing is offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, free of charge. This program is provided by a multidisciplinary team that provides specialized care to meet the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Support

  • Types: Individual support
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Location: In the home
  • Cost: Free
  • Access limited to:
  • Must use Nova’s services.
  • Waiting list: No
  • Language: French, English
  • Associated respite service: No
  • Associated transportation service: No
  • Additional information:
    -Emotional support for caregivers: Individual psychosocial support is also offered to guide and support caregivers in their role.

Home care

  • Types: Personal care and hygiene assistance, Paperwork
  • Time periods: Daytime (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Evening (4 p.m. to midnight), Night (midnight to 8 a.m.), Weekend
  • Location: In the home
  • Cost: Free, $$
  • Cost is determined by income and may vary between 10$ and 23$ per hour. Some hours may even be free depending on the situation.
  • Access limited to:
  • Minimum of three hours. For people who are non-autonomous or have chronic illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, CVA and cancer.
  • Waiting list: No
  • May be a wait before service starts (from one to three weeks)
  • Language: French, English
  • Additional information:
    -The same worker is assigned to the client every week to foster continuity of care. The worker may help with various tasks: meal preparation, hygiene and personal care, medication administration, errands.

    -It is also possible to be accompanied to medical appointments as part of home support. Transportation by taxi/transit service and paid for by the client.

Last updated April 27, 2018