North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care Network

Site: No physical location

Service: Regional Palliative Nursing Support Line

Contact Information
Office Phone 705-329-0340
Toll Free Phone 1-844-429-0340
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Primary Contact Rachel Lapensee, Clinical Nurse Manager; Phone: 705-325-0505; Email:
Alternate Contact Whitney Vowels, Executive Director; Phone: 705-325-0505; Email:
Site Information
Description (Site) No physical location
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Orillia Common Roof Building; 169 Front St S
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 4S8
Mailing Address Orillia Common Roof Building; 169 Front St S 
Orillia, ON 
Canada L3V 4S8
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Telephone services provided include:
  • Palliative support  information and guidance  for  health care providers and/or families by way of a telephone consultation for those living or working in the North  Simcoe Muskoka region.
  • The 24/7 phone line is staffed by one of the palliative nurse consultants (registered nurses) that can offer guidance and information on a palliative approach to care, on symptom management and on community supports for those living with life limiting illness or those working with individuals impacted by this .
  • Offers Palliative Care education and consultation to service providers providing a palliative approach to care and / or end of life care.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Healthcare providers providing end-of-life care and the individuals interested in information regarding the delivery of hospice palliative care

Age Requirements: 12 year(s) and up;
Application Call
Languages English
Fees None
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name NSMHPCN
Former Name North Simcoe Muskoka Palliative Care Network
Agency Information
Parent Agency Name North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care Network
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2006
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care / Home and Community Care Support Services
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Palliative Care