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
Anyone requiring the service including people with dementia.
Scarborough, Durham and Oshawa
$19.95 per hour and up. Minimum of 3 hours per visit.
Quick response – available to answer your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Over 35 languages spoken. Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and Personal Support Workers. Specially trained palliative caregivers available. This is nurse-supervised care.