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Ian Anderson House

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
4 designated visitors at a time with 2 visitors in a room at a time * more visitors are allowed at end of life on an exception basis
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-337-8004
Fax 905-337-8006
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Primary Contact Margaret Marino, Administrator; Phone: 905-337-8004 ext 225; Email:
Alternate Contact Heidi Harrigan, Volunteer and Event Coordinator; Phone: 905-337-8004 ext 236; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Six bed palliative care facility offering an alternative to terminally ill cancer patients with limited life expectancy who cannot receive the necessary care 24 hours a day at home
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Primary Executive Margaret Anderson, Founder and Executive Director
Alternate Executive Ellen Cronin-Irwin, Clinical Director; Phone: 905-337-8004 ext 234; Email:
Funding Donations * Ontario Health (Central)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 Notice: In order to ensure a safe, healthy and secure environment for residents, the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario has advised residential hospices to only allow essential visitors until further notice. Call ahead before visiting.

A six bed cancer hospice which provides residential respite care, companionship and emotional support to people and their family/caregivers dealing with terminal cancer * also may accept individuals with non-cancer diagnoses on a case-by-case basis * care provided by trained staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week * trained volunteers provide support to residents and their families, as well as perform administrative and household tasks in the House * volunteer opportunities available

Also provides one or two-week respite stay for caregivers who are providing care to a loved one who is terminally ill in their homes * accept unused medical supplies donations
Hours Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region ; Peel Region
Boundaries Halton Region and Peel Region
Eligibility Individuals aged 16 or older who need end-of-life care or bereavement supports * Priority of admission is determined by a Home Coordinator on an assessment of the most urgent need
Application Call * referrals may be made by individuals, physicians, medical institutions, service providers or volunteer organizations
Languages English
Fees Free
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (Morrison)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
430 Winston Churchill Blvd
Oakville, ON
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Intersection Winston Churchill Blvd and Lakeshore Rd E
Mailing Address PO Box 61034 
511 Maple Grove Dr 
Oakville, ON L6J 7P5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Palliative Care / Grief
HCSD Sub Heading Home Support Programs ; Hospice / Palliative Care ; Hospice Care ; Palliative Care ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Adult Out of Home Respite Care ; Hospice Facilities ; In Home Hospice Care ; Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs ; Palliative Care ; Terminal Illness Counselling ; Volunteer Opportunities
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