The purpose of Hospice Renfrew is to provide and maintain a freestanding residential hospice to serve the palliative care needs of terminally ill people and their families in the community of Renfrew and surrounding municipalities.
To provide pain and symptom management;
To improve the quality of life for people with advanced disease and their families, through the relief of concerns whether physical, emotional, social, or spiritual;
To preserve the quality of life, dignity, and independence of the resident;
To support family wellness and community involvement;
To affirm life and regard death as a normal process and neither hasten or postpone death;
To assist the bereaved in dealing with their grief;
To respect and work with all other disciplines and agencies, encouraging, through education and good communication, a wider knowledge base of palliative care