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
Predominantly older adults with a progressive condition requiring ongoing medical assessment and support of physicians and nurses. Individuals with a primary diagnosis of a terminal illness, and a life expectancy of 30+ days.
May have limited awareness of surroundings or mild dementia but no mental health, behavioural difficulties or wandering tendencies that would impede the care process.
Primary catchment area:
Steeles Ave to Lake Ontario, Scarborough/Pickering Town Line to the Western Border which runs north along Yonge St from the Lakeshore to the Summerhill CPR tracks, veering east along the tracks to Victoria Park Ave and north along Victoria Park to Steeles Ave
Tamil, Chinese, Indian
Call Admitting – 416-285-3666 for details
Palliative Care Service is part of the Complex Continuing Care Program. Primary focus is on supporting independence and involvement in activities.
For complete details please call Palliative Care, Clinical Leader: 416-285-3666 ext 4031