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.
Elder persons, people with dementia, elder care, complex care, cancer care.
Metropolitan Toronto / Ontario
Palliative Care / Hospice
$160 per hour. Tax deductible.
Available in clients’ homes. Provided by healthcare professionals and trained volunteers.