Do you know someone that may benefit from residential hospice care?

How To Refer a Patient

If you are interested in referring a patient / client to our residential facility please follow the instructions below. Our Intake and Assessment Team await your referral. 

MON TO FRI (ADMINISTRATION OFFICE HOURS 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
 

  1. Use the Common Referral Form below to detail patient information as fully as possible.

  2. FAX the completed Common Referral Form below and other relevant information to Matthews House Hospice on 705-435-2755.

  3. CALL Matthews House Hospice on 705-435-7218 to confirm receipt of the information.

  4. Contact and consultation with referring individuals will be made by our Intake & Outreach Coordinator, Pat Lang or Helena Love or Manager of Hospice Services, Fran Barbati to affirm our intake and assessment criteria is being met.

  5. An appointment will be made, if necessary, with client and/or family to explain protocols, and reaffirm palliative care only.

  6. Our Intake and Assessment Team will review and decide each case individually. Matthews House Hospice operates a residential wait list.

  7. Matthews House Hospice will contact the family, LHIN &/or hospital to confirm the decision and discuss any further arrangements that are required.


AFTER OFFICE HOURS OR DURING THE WEEKEND
Please contact Matthews House Hospice DIRECT at 705-435-7218 and speak to the Nurse on duty. Referral Forms can be FAXED TO: 705-435-2755.