The McNally House Hospice program exists to provide a caring, supportive, residential hospice environment to patients and families within the Niagara West health care area.
The McNally House Hospice is the leading residential hospice/palliative care program providing clinical services to all patients and families within the Niagara West community consistent with the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Associations Norms of Practice. The McNally House Hospice is a leader in hospice palliative care education, affiliated with academic institutions, and participates and supports palliative care research and scholarly work. The McNally House Hospice provides an alternative setting of skilled 24 hour Palliative Care for people living with a terminal illness, as well as those in their life circle. This care is responsive to the timing and needs of people in the last days of life. The Hospice is a collaborative community endeavour, with partnerships from existing health care institutions and broad community support.
About McNally House Hospice
McNally House opened its doors in April 2008. This free-standing, six suite, home-like residence provides, free of charge, 24-hour specialized palliative care to people living with a terminal illness, as well as those in their life circle.
The hospice is a non-profit organization serving the Niagara West communities of Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln. McNally House is Ontario’s first rural teaching hospice and has been recognized nationally as a leader in palliative care.
Along with the highly skilled professional staff, McNally over 120 volunteers who give of their time and talents each week to help the residents and their families deal with life’s greatest challenges.
While the Ministry of Health & Longterm Care provide partial funding, over $500,000 is needed each year to keep the doors open.
McNally House is truly grateful and blessed to have the continuous financial support of the community who believe that everyone has the right to die in peace, comfort and dignity.