Tantramar Hospice Palliative Care Organization -
Not sure where to start?  Our community representatives can help you along the path, or you can contact us at info@thpco.ca

Community Representative: Stephen Claxton-Oldfield or Audrey Hicks
Phone: (506) 536-0382 or (506) 536-1064
Email: sclaxton@mta.ca or awhicks@bellaliant.net
Community representatives are local contacts for people seeking information or resources in the community.

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Palliative: Patricia McQuinn
Phone: (506) 867-5468 (bureau/office)
Email: patty.mcquinn@horizonnb.ca
Website: www.horizonnb.ca
A resource person with Extra Mural. Works with interdisciplinary team members to address disease management and the physical, emotional, financial, psychological, social, and spiritual impact on the palliative client and his or her family.

Grief and Bereavement Peer Support Group: Audrey Hicks or Lesley Read
Phone: (506) 536-1064 or (506) 536-0824
Email: awhicks@bellaliant.net or lread@eastlink.ca
A grief and bereavement peer support group is available twice a year (Spring and Fall) for anyone living in the Tantramar region who has experienced the death of a loved one. The group is run by volunteers and meets once a week for 8 weeks. The group provides information, shares feelings, and helps each other work toward the positive resolution of their grief in a confidential and supportive setting.

Extra Mural Program: Tantramar Unit
Phone: (506) 364-4400
Website: www.horizonnb.ca
Nurses, dietitians, palliative care clinical nurse specialist, occupational and physiotherapists, respiratory therapists and social workers provide all aspects of palliative care in the home and community. Equipment and supplies for use in home as well as educational material in the form of books, videos and pamphlets are available.

Meals and More
Phone: (506) 536-8102
Email: meals@mealsandmore.ca
Website: www.mealsandmore.ca
Provides home delivery of frozen meals forboth patient and those caring for them. Meals are also available in minced and pureed texture.

Canadian Red Cross
Phone: (506) 863-2650 for health equipment loan
1 800 588-4881 for meals and home care
Website: www.redcross.ca

Sackville Memorial Hospital
Phone: (506) 364- 4100
Nurses, social worker, dietitian, doctors, pharmacist, occupational, physiotherapist and respiratory therapists provide a multidisciplinary approach to palliative care. A suite, called the Serenity Suite, is available for families to overnight with their loved one.

The United Church Home for Senior Citizens - Drew Nursing Home: Linda Shannon
Phone: (506) 364-4900
Email: execdir@drewnursinghome.ca
Website: www.drewnursinghome.ca
The staff provide 24-hour nursing/palliative care. A relief bed may be available when nursing care is needed for short periods of time.

Westford Nursing Home: Nancy Burridge
Phone: (506) 538-1307 
Email: n.burridge@nb.aibn.ca
Website: www.westfordnursinghome.ca
The staff provide 24-hour nursing/palliative care. There are family rooms available for loved ones to stay overnight. A limited supply of equipment is available for short-term loans to the community.

Hospice Greater Moncton Volunteer Program
Phone: (506) 383-2404
Email: info@hospicegm.ca
Website: www.hospicegm.ca
Carefully selected and well trained trained volunteers are available to provide companionship, practical assistance and emotional support to dying persons and their loved ones.

Hospital Social Worker: Nadine Boudreau
Phone: (506) 364-4131
Email: nadine.boudreau@horizonnb.ca
Offers supportive counseling to patients and their families at the Sackville Memorial Hospital, as well as provides education to patients/families, and help with finding various resources (e.g., financial support, community services) to assist them with their needs.

A Mindful Death Doula Services: Jules Jones
Phone: (506) 961-1997
Email: amindfuldeath@gmail.com
Website: www.amindfuldeath.ca
Jules Jones educates, guides, and empowers families to care for their loved ones on their own, as they journey through their most sacred transition - from living to dying, to death and beyond.
Jules also provides death education and resources to help reduce fear and avoidance of death in our society. She hosts Advance Planning workshops, as well as Death Cafés in the Greater Moncton area.

Home First: Government of New Brunswick
Phone: 1-855-550-0552
Website: www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/social_development/promos/home_first.html
"Home First is a series of innovative approaches and initiatives to support seniors to live in their own homes and continue to be part of their communities. To support you and your family, the Government of New Brunswick would like to help identify available services in your community and discuss ways for you to maintain a healthy, active and independent lifestyle. If you or someone you care about is 65 years of age or older, you can call 1-855-550-0552 and request a home visit to learn about services and programs available in your community. Eligible seniors also have the opportunity to be provided with financial assistance (up to $1500) for minor in-home repairs that will improve the safety of your home."

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