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
For individuals dealing with progressive life-threatening illness and their caregivers.
Anyone may refer themselves or someone else, be it a friend or a family member. Professionals are encouraged to refer someone. Call 416-488-8126 or 647-788-3180.
In home hospice program, providing emotional, respite, bereavement and spiritual support for individuals, caregivers, and families.
Volunteer based program – volunteers are trained in accordance with provincial hospice standards, and given professional backup support from Hospice Scarborough.