Our Hospice Palliative Care team provides care that is:
- Inclusive: Our palliative care unit is equipped to provide specialized care to complex patients that is not offered across the region.
- Focused: We focus on quality of life. Not just in terms of treatments but also on the outcomes of that treatment (i.e., asking what the impact of an action will be).
- Accessible: Any person or family accessing care at any Providence Health Care site, or health care provider, can consult the palliative outreach and consult team for guidance on palliative care.
- Diverse in scope: Whether it’s transitioning to hospice, residential care or home, our palliative outreach and consult teams provide in-person or over the phone information support to any person’s care team on pain and symptom management, symptom assessment, care planning and discussing goals of care.
Ultimately, our patients, and those who they count on for support, are at the centre of all that we do.