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<div class="ExternalClass62A0CAF6EF094460AF199A7F467F504B"><p>We are an outpatient clinic that provides specialist consultation to clients and families who are living with a serious illness and may be experiencing symptoms and distress which may be affecting their quality of life. </p><p>Care is aimed at being pro-active, supportive and collaborative as the clinic provides a comprehensive assessment and care plan for concerns which may be beyond the scope of the practice of the primary health care providers or specialists involved. <br></p><p>Services may include one or more of the following, from an individual consultative perspective:</p><ul><li><p>Palliative specialty consultation by Physician, Nurse, Social Worker and/or Spiritual Care Practitioner</p></li><li><p>Symptom assessment and management </p></li><li><p>Care planning, documentation, and communication to referral source (specialists, outpatient clinics, home health and GPs)</p></li><li><p>Treatment (rarely; mostly related to wounds)</p></li><li><p>Disease-specific client education and intervention strategies (including medication consultation)</p></li><li><p>Counselling and individualized education </p></li><li><p>Spiritual care and counselling</p></li><li><p>Self-management support and coaching – clients set goals and participate in action planning for ongoing and crisis-management planning</p></li><li><p>Multi-system service coordination </p></li><li><p>Referral to other services health, community and social services and resources such as, mental health, transportation resources, volunteer agencies</p></li><li><p>Caregiver support/education</p></li><li><p>Bereavement risk assessment and follow up <br></p></li></ul><div>    <img src="/PublishingImages/IMG_2719.jpg?RenditionID=1" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /><br></div></div>#200 - 4088 Cambie Street(604) 738-4031<div class="ExternalClassAF46B1634CE9445CA85DFB999343AE7E"><p>Team clinic visits: Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. <br></p><p>Individual visits: By appointment<br></p></div>(604) 659-1160V5Z 2X8BC<div class="ExternalClassCDFB1E947D56498FBA245923F44BFF47"><ul><li><p>Public transportation is available via buses at Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue as well as the Canada Line. </p></li><li><p>If driving, a loading bay is available at the back of the building for 15 minute drop off/pick up. </p></li><li><p>There is 2 hour free street parking within the surrounding area.<br></p></li></ul></div>49.2496139,-123.1151342<div class="ExternalClass1F682E8AD37A4AD09551B5B3ABB864F4"><p>​Interpreters can be arranged upon request. <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass2B0D67CBACDC4D0A8DC2F739B38393C6"><h3>​For health care professionals<br></h3><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1858" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />​Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic - Referral form</a><br></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-2469" target="_blank" title="Download the Nancy Chan Ambulatory Cardiac Palliative Care - Referral form"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Nancy Chan Ambulatory Cardiac Palliative Care - Referral form</a><br></p><p><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1636" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic - General information</a><br></p><h3>For general public<br></h3><p>​<a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1635" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic - About (English)</a><br></p><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1634" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic - About (Chinese)</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassDB955D7339984580BD748763B02C8567"><div><ul><li><p><a href="http://lmgr.ca/support-groups/" target="_blank">Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society - Support Groups</a></p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.bcbh.ca/index.php" target="_blank">BC Bereavement Helpline</a> - includes a helpline you can call if you are experiencing bereavement as well as they 're able to connect you to Grief Resources around BC</p></li><li><p><a href="https://fsgv.ca/" target="_blank">Family Services of Greater Vancouver</a> - Grief counselling for families</p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.virtualhospice.ca/en_US/Main+Site+Navigation/Home.aspx" target="_blank">Virtual Hospice</a> - Great site for resources/articles</p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.vancouverhospice.org/index.htm">Vancouver Hospice</a> - Grief Counselling and bereavement walking group</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.victoriahospice.org/" target="_blank">Victoria Hospice</a> - Grief resource<br></p></li><li><p><a href="https://campkerrysociety.org/contact-us/" target="_blank">Camp Kerry Society</a> - Grief resource for parents and children and offers retreats, counselling etc.</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2013/MyVoice-AdvanceCarePlanningGuide.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Advance Care Planning Booklet</a> - BC Gov<br></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.nidus.ca/" target="_blank">Nidus</a> - More information about representation agreements, Power of Attorney etc.</p></li><li><p><a href="https://www.callanish.org/" target="_blank">Callanish </a>- Grief resource for those touched by cancer – offers retreats</p></li></ul></div></div><div class="ExternalClass53BFA4D87EF147DDAC811663C5D0F34F"><p>Please see the following eligibility criteria for the Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic:</p><ol><li><p>Clinical status:<br></p><ol style="list-style-type:lower-alpha;"><li style="margin-bottom:1em;">Have a diagnosis of a life limiting illness with an approximate prognosis of less than 1 year (this may include malignancies, or non-malignant disease processes)<br></li><li style="margin-bottom:1em;">Have had a Goals of Care discussion, and the client is accepting of a palliative approach to care<br></li><li style="margin-bottom:1em;">Have a clinical complexity that is beyond the scope of the client's medical specialist(s), family physician and/or Community Health Nurse's practice</li></ol><p></p></li><li><p>Client must have a current GP<br></p></li><li><p>Client is willing to participate<br></p></li><li><p>Client is able to attend the clinic independently (or with a caregiver), as organized by the client/caregiver<br></p></li><li><p>Client is 19 years or older (less than 19 years old to be considered by exception)<br></p></li><li><p>Client must currently reside in the catchment area of Vancouver City<br></p></li></ol></div>Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic

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