A service designed to link the individual to appropriate services. Most community agencies provide this service to their clients or to individuals who call for assistance.
Information and referral
Persons with life-threatening illness, their family and friends, caregivers, volunteers, health care/service providers, students, general public.
Not dementia specific. Information on hospice palliative care programs, hospice palliative care units, palliative care education, bereavement support services, pain and symptom management, and community-based services. The service can be accessed from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Information is provided primarily on a one-to-one basis in a manner that respects caller dignity and confidentiality.