Programs that may provide a full range of palliative and supportive services for terminally-ill people who are in the final stages of illness and for their families. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, counselling, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family. A hospice may be a freestanding facility, a unit in a hospital or other institution, or a program of a hospital, agency or institution. Programs vary between organizations.
Palliative Care / Hospice
Hospice Toronto provides continuity of care, through volunteer care teams, to people living with life-threatening illnesses living at home.
St Clair Ave to Lake Ontario, Victoria Park Ave to Humber River
Our services are free and we provide them to all people regardless of socio-economic status or the community to which they belong. Hospice Toronto relies on individual, corporate and foundation donations, in-memoriam contributions, fund-raising events, bequests and government grants.
The service may be available for an individual with dementia if he/she has also developed a cancer, or if the person is in her/his last 6 weeks to 6 months of life.