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
Individuals with dementia, their caregivers, Veterans, anyone near end of life
$27.00 per hour, minimum 3 hours per visit
RN and physician care can be arranged. Nurse supervised PSW or RPN care available.