How Can I Help My Patient?
All health care professionals need a basic understanding of how to provide a palliative approach to care.
The following tools and options can help develop a foundation in providing this approach. An important consideration is that providing a palliative approach to care requires ongoing collaboration with the patient, family and other health care providers in order to successfully meet a patient’s goals of care.
iPAL web-based app
Provides you with support to assess, manage, plan and communicate with your patient with life-limiting illness. Download it to your smart phone today: www.ipalapp.com
BC Physician Palliative Care Consultation Line
Access to a palliative care physician for advice on symptom management 24-hours/day. Call the hotline at 1-877-711-5757.