Roger Neilson House

Roger Neilson House is a pediatric respite and palliative care home dedicated to enhancing the comfort and quality of life of children and families in a time of need. Roger Neilson House provides a comprehensive pediatric palliative care program with elements of outreach, residential hospice, pain and symptom management, grief and bereavement counselling and research.

Children and families that are admitted to the state-of-the-art, eight bedroom facility, at no cost, are comforted by the welcoming home-away-from-home atmosphere of this unique place of refuge and peace where dedicated professionals and volunteers provide the very best in compassionate care and support.

This timely, holistic, patient and family-focused, culturally sensitive care is enhanced by the following core program supports:

  • End of Life Care
  • Grief Support Counseling
  • Pain & Symptom Management
  • Perinatal Hospice
  • Recreation Therapy Program
  • Respite Care
  • Transitional Care
  • Visiting Home Hospice

As well as activity-based programs like:

  • Memory Making and Legacy Building Activities
  • Music Care Program
  • Spectacular Incredible Brave Siblings (S.I.B.S.)
  • Zen Zone: Adaptive Yoga and Music Care Program.

The Ottawa Senators Foundation has provided more than $10 million
in support to Roger Neilson House since 2005.

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