Client Support

OUR CLIENTS:

At Serenity House Hospice we offer a variety of programs and services to anyone who has been diagnosed with a life threatening illness. We have programs for anyone, no matter what age, culture or religion. Our programs are facilitated by dedicated volunteers with minimal of training in the Fundamentals of Hospice and Palliative Care, often with certification in their specialized feild, abling them to offer the following services.

Our programs are offered to you for support, and non judgemental listening. Confidentiality is ensured.

THE FOLLOWING IS A FEW OF THE PROGRAMS WE OFFER:

Reiki (Complementary Therapy):

A gentle hands on technique using natural energy to create deep relaxation and peace of mind and to balance and heal body, spirit and mind.

Therapeutic Touch (Complementary Therapy):

An energy field modality that does not exceed 20 minutes, effective in eliciting a relaxation response, reducing anxiety, changing the perception of pain, facilitating the body’s natural restorative process, bringing about an improved sense of well-being, and providing comfort during distressing circumstances.

Reflexology (Complementary Therapy):

This relaxing technique treats the whole body by working on reflex zones on feet and/or hands.  

Support Groups:

Meet people who have been through, or are going through similar circumstances, who can keep you from feeling like you are alone. 

One to One Peer Support: 

This is an opportunity to share concerns and triumphs with a trained supporter, no matter the circumstance. 

Art for the Heart: or Art for the Young Heart:

The creative process of art is used to improve and enhance the physical, emotional and spiritual  well-being for all ages.

Music for the Soul:

Music therapy is practised with the intent of positively supporting the body, mind and spirit of people in all walks of life. This can be acheived privately or in various settings. (Music made available through Room 217 Foundation)
 

Gentle Yoga:

Classes give you a relaxed experience using awareness  and breathing exercises combined with  practicing precise postures in a chair. 

Meditation:

Learn to find your inner peace for relief of stress and added relaxation with this guided meditation session.   

Share The CareTM Station for Elgin County, with a consultant on staff for your convenience.

For more information contact:     www.caregiverexchange.ca


For more information on the programs and to register, contact

Serenity House Hospice Resource Centre
 
open Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm