The specialized palliative care consult team provides care to individuals and their families, coping with end-of-life issues.

The team will address physical, emotional and spiritual needs in order to relieve suffering and improve quality of life.  

Services can be provided at home, hospital, long-term care facility, or hospice. It can include grief and bereavement counselling, equipment and supplies in the home and access to a hospice  or palliative complex care unit.  

Support is extended to family members.

Access

Eligibility

To receive palliative care services, a person: 

  • Is 19 years or older 
  • Has a life expectancy of less than a year 
  • Is experiencing problems associated with a life-limiting illness or facing end-of-life issues 
  • Treatment focus is on quality of life and not curative or prolongation of life 
  • Agrees to Palliative Care Services 

Resources

For new clients or inquiries, please contact our home health service line at 1-855-412-2121 (open 7 days a week, 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.).

If you have questions about palliative care in your community, contact: