Overnight respite care

We are re-opening our overnight respite program for those families expressing dire respite needs.

In case of emergency respite, please contact Robyn Sanford at 416-425-6220 ext. 6406


Client must:

  • Be under 19 years old
  • Require care from a nurse or physician
  • Have significant challenges with mobility (i.e. require wheelchair or mobility device much of the time)

    - and -
  • Require skilled medical treatments (i.e. multiple medication administration, tube feeds, suctioning, etc.) 

    - and/or - 
  • Be dependent on medical equipment or technology (i.e. enterostomy tube, tracheostomy, oxygen, ventilation, etc.)                                                                                         

A daily accommodation fee is charged for overnight respite care. If financial support is needed, please contact  the Family Resource Centre at resourcecentre@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220 ext 6560.

Overnight respite Gradual Re-opening

Overnight respite care is being offered for one week stays commencing August 24/20.  It provides clients and families with one week of respite care supported by health care providers and therapeutic recreation staff under the supervision of registered practical nurses. 

The respite stay is focused on a therapeutic recreational experience while providing the nursing and medical support that the child requires for their activities of daily living. Throughout the week, clients will participate in a number of activities including arts and crafts, gym sports and time in the therapeutic playroom (ages 0-6). 

Please indicate your interest in one of these weeks when you call to register for your respite dates.

Monday August 24 - Sunday August 30

Monday August 31 - Monday September 7 (extra day due to long weekend)

Tuesday September 8 - Sunday September 13 (Tuesday admission)

More dates to be posted shortly.

Other resources

If Holland Bloorview respite services do not meet the needs of your child and your family, please refer to respiteservices.com to learn about the full range of respite services offered in Ontario.