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
Terminally ill individuals, persons with dementia and their caregivers.
Toronto including Toronto Islands, former City of York, Borough of East York, southern part of Etobicoke
No cost to eligible clients.
An assessment is necessary for determining whether clients are eligible for CCAC services. What you need to receive CCAC services: – a valid Ontario Health Card – live in the catchment area – have a need for the service – must be unable to go out of home to receive health care service.